Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1983), Iittala, Finland, Venini Italien

Tapio Virkkala's 'Bolle' glassware, above, designed for Venini in 1968, inspired 'Happy Pills', below, a new design by Fabio Novembre for the Murano glass company. Both are made using the ancalmon glass-blowing technique.

Tapio Virkkala's 'Bolle' glassware, above, designed for Venini in 1968, inspired 'Happy Pills', below, a new design by Fabio Novembre for the Murano glass company. Both are made using the ancalmon glass-blowing technique.

Tapio Wirkkala - Scandinavian Art Glass - http://www.wirkkala.fi/e_wirkkala/tw_2.html - - Kevin Gibbs photography 2003 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/kevstar99/5640659628/

Tapio Wirkkala - Scandinavian Art Glass - http://www.wirkkala.fi/e_wirkkala/tw_2.html - - Kevin Gibbs photography 2003 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/kevstar99/5640659628/

Tapio Wirkkala; Glass and Gilt Bronze Decanter, 1960s.

Tapio Wirkkala; Glass and Gilt Bronze Decanter, 1960s.

Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala

Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala

by Tapio Wirkkala for Venini

by Tapio Wirkkala for Venini

Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala, Antonio da Ros for Cenedese and Emanuel Beranek for Skrdlovice.

Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala, Antonio da Ros for Cenedese and Emanuel Beranek for Skrdlovice.

Tapio Wirkkala

Tapio Wirkkala

Finnish Glass Kanttarelli, design by Tapio Wirkkala. Moma have number 6 in it's collections :) This vase won a price in Milan at 1951.

Finnish Glass Kanttarelli, design by Tapio Wirkkala. Moma have number 6 in it's collections :) This vase won a price in Milan at 1951.

Tapio Wirkkala, Venini (Erdinç Bakla archive)

Tapio Wirkkala, Venini (Erdinç Bakla archive)

Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala "Lichen" satinated art glass bowl.

Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala "Lichen" satinated art glass bowl.

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