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.

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Alvar Aalto Vases by Iittala

Alvar Aalto Vases by Iittala

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Berries by the lake. Happiness lies in the simple things. #iittala #kastehelmi #oivatoikka

Berries by the lake. Happiness lies in the simple things. #iittala #kastehelmi #oivatoikka

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Rare Finel Arabia Finland Red White and Black Snowflake Enamel Vintage Stock Pot, Soup Pan, Bowl by Kaj Franck on Etsy, $60.00

Rare Finel Arabia Finland Red White and Black Snowflake Enamel Vintage Stock Pot, Soup Pan, Bowl by Kaj Franck on Etsy, $60.00

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Arabia Finland Finel enamelware farm animal mug

Arabia Finland Finel enamelware farm animal mug

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Vintage 60s Arabia Finland Children's Plate Animals: Beautiful illustrations in greens, red, purple and black showing a bunny, fox, hedgehog and more.

Vintage 60s Arabia Finland Children's Plate Animals: Beautiful illustrations in greens, red, purple and black showing a bunny, fox, hedgehog and more.

Arabia Finland Enamel Mug Vintage

Arabia Finland Enamel Mug Vintage

cover for an exhibition catalogue by Tapio Wirkkala (1954)

cover for an exhibition catalogue by Tapio Wirkkala (1954)

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