iittala | aalto savoy vase | ultramarine blue 16cm - DC

Alvar Aalto for Iittala SKU: 5750005
iittala | aalto savoy vase | ultramarine  blue 16cm - DC

iittala | aalto savoy vase | ultramarine blue 16cm - DC

Alvar Aalto for Iittala SKU: 5750005

Dimensions: 16cm high
Material: mouth-blown glass

Regular price $339.00

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Designed by architect Alvar Aalto, the Aalto collection was launched in 1936. It stood out from the popular styles of its time, and the design of the Aalto vase still feels modern. The Savoy vase, is perhaps the best-known product in the Aalto collection.

The Aalto vases are mouth-blown at the Iittala glass factory in Finland. This makes each vase a unique and valuable addition to the home interior. The Aalto vases are not only beautiful pieces but also meaningful gifts for special occasions.

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Since starting their glass factory in 1881, Finnish design brand Iittala has pioneered avant-garde design and coloured glass. Iittala brings together exciting, surprising and inspiring elements of contemporary culture to create something original and insightful while celebrating art and craft. They are famous for collaborating with skilled designers and artists who share their vision of experimental, playful, bold design with a creative edge.
Today, Iittala continues to be a pioneer in timeless Finnish design. By working with visionary, creative minds Iittala continues to build on the knowledge handed down from Iittala’s legendary designers and master craftspeople. 

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Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) is a recognised master of modern architecture and design. Born in Kuortane, Finland, Aalto began to make his distinct mark in design shortly after receiving his architectural degree from Helsinki Polytechnic in 1921. In 1924, Aalto married fellow architect Aino Marsio, creating a lifelong partnership that built an international design legacy.

During his remarkable career, Aalto designed major public institutions including concert halls, museums, universities, libraries as well as private homes throughout the world. Aalto’s furniture and houseware designs derived organically from his architectural work.

Aalto’s unique aesthetic helped to define Finnish design as well as introduce it to a global audience. Aalto hallmarks include a harmonious relationship with nature, functionalism combined with beauty, excellent attention to details and an ingenious use of materials. Aalto’s designs were already being exhibited internationally as early as the 1930s, including at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. When Aalto premiered his “Savoy Vase” at the 1930 New York World’s Fair, it instantly caused a sensation with its dynamic wavy design that was as alive and fluid as the Finnish lakes that inspired it. The legendary vase is one of the world’s most famous glass objects and remains a timeless staple for Iittala.

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