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Freeforms - Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala Glass, Finland

Freeforms - Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala Glass, Finland

Why do I love Tapio Wirkkala so much? Just look at his design for Iittala, Finland, 1966-69. There is your answer- still gorgeous today as ever!

Why do I love Tapio Wirkkala so much? Just look at his design for Iittala, Finland, 1966-69. There is your answer- still gorgeous today as ever!

by Tapio Wirkkala

by Tapio Wirkkala

TAPIO WIRKKALA (1915-1985) Sterling silver necklace, Finland, 1978 Stamped Onnetar/(crown inside heart)/995/X7/1978 1 1/2" x 1 7/8" .28OT (with chain)

TAPIO WIRKKALA (1915-1985) Sterling silver necklace, Finland, 1978 Stamped Onnetar/(crown inside heart)/995/X7/1978 1 1/2" x 1 7/8" .28OT (with chain)

Venini Bolle Bottle by Tapio Wirkkala Lilac Art Glass

Venini Bolle Bottle by Tapio Wirkkala Lilac Art Glass NEW 502.02

Venini Bolle Bottle by Tapio Wirkkala Lilac Art Glass

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 for Venini

Tapio Wirkkala for Venini

Freeforms - Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala Glass, Finland

Freeforms - Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala Glass, Finland

Tapio Wirkkala, 1950's

Tapio Wirkkala, 1950's

Tapio Wirkkala is best known for designing the original Finlandia Vodka bottle, inspired by the elements in his native Finland. This series of five bottles in Murano glass, employs the “Incalmo” technique where two different types of glass, worked separately, are fused together. Bolle Bottles, 1968, by Tapio Wirkkala, for Venini

Tapio Wirkkala is best known for designing the original Finlandia Vodka bottle, inspired by the elements in his native Finland. This series of five bottles in Murano glass, employs the “Incalmo” technique where two different types of glass, worked separately, are fused together. Bolle Bottles, 1968, by Tapio Wirkkala, for Venini

Tapio Wirkkala; Brass Candle Holder, c1960.

Tapio Wirkkala; Brass Candle Holder, c1960.

Tapio Wirkkala, kala chair

Tapio Wirkkala, kala chair

Maljakko 3505 - Wirkkala, Tapio

Maljakko 3505 - Wirkkala, Tapio

Tapio Wirkkala; Brass Candle Holders for Kultakeskus Oy, 1970s.

Tapio Wirkkala; Brass Candle Holders for Kultakeskus Oy, 1970s.

Vintage Birger Kaipiainen Pottery Wall Sculpture, Finland

Vintage Birger Kaipiainen Pottery Wall Sculpture, Finland

TAPIO WIRKKALA, pendant lamp, model 4614, 1962

TAPIO WIRKKALA, pendant lamp, model 4614, 1962