Tapio Wirkkala

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Tapio Wirkkala- Of course! Tapio has always been one of my very favorite designers and still after all these years still adore his work. Timeless~

Tapio Wirkkala- Of course! Tapio has always been one of my very favorite designers and still after all these years still adore his work. Timeless~

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.

Vintage Iittala, Finland -- Still in shops

Vintage Iittala, Finland -- Still in shops

Tapio Wirkkala . alpina vase, for IItala, 1966

Tapio Wirkkala . alpina vase, for IItala, 1966

Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) was a Finnish designer and sculptor, a major figure of post-war design. The range of his work was immense, from plastic ketchup bottles and metalware to glass, ceramics and plywood in a range of styles to graphic art including the design of Finland's banknotes in 1955 to stoneware, jewelry, and furniture for mass production to individual sculptures in several media. Wirkkala earned honors in numerous international exhibitions.

Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) was a Finnish designer and sculptor, a major figure of post-war design. The range of his work was immense, from plastic ketchup bottles and metalware to glass, ceramics and plywood in a range of styles to graphic art including the design of Finland's banknotes in 1955 to stoneware, jewelry, and furniture for mass production to individual sculptures in several media. Wirkkala earned honors in numerous international exhibitions.

Set of iittala Ultima Thule Dessert Bowls - Tapio Wirkkala. $69.00, via Etsy.

Set of iittala Ultima Thule Dessert Bowls - Tapio Wirkkala. $69.00, via Etsy.

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Tapio Wirkkala : Coreano' series for Venini

Tapio Wirkkala : Coreano' series for Venini

Finnish copper pitcher designed by Tapio Wirkkala; |Pinned from PinTo for iPad|

Finnish copper pitcher designed by Tapio Wirkkala; |Pinned from PinTo for iPad|

Phillips de Pury & Company: Nordic Design, TAPIO WIRKKALA, Selection of eight vases, including 'Varsanjalka', model no. 3215 and 'Tuonelan virta', model no. 3522

Phillips de Pury & Company: Nordic Design, TAPIO WIRKKALA, Selection of eight vases, including 'Varsanjalka', model no. 3215 and 'Tuonelan virta', model no. 3522

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