TAPIO WIRKKALA

Tapio Wirkkala, Finland

Tapio Wirkkala, Finland

Tapio Wirkkala egg paperweight by Venini

Tapio Wirkkala egg paperweight by Venini

by Tapio Wirkkala

by Tapio Wirkkala

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.

Iittala Tapio Wirkkala glass dish

Iittala Tapio Wirkkala glass dish

Tapio Wirkkala

Tapio Wirkkala

Tapio Wirkkala, Glass and Enameled Aluminum Pendant Lamps for Iittala/Idman Oy, c1960.

Tapio Wirkkala, Glass and Enameled Aluminum Pendant Lamps for Iittala/Idman Oy, c1960.

Freeforms - Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala Glass, Finland

Freeforms - Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala Glass, Finland

A signed Tapio Wirkkala floor lamp from 1958.

A signed Tapio Wirkkala floor lamp from 1958.

Tapio Wirkkala; Glass Ceiling Light for Raak, 1960.

Tapio Wirkkala; Glass Ceiling Light for Raak, 1960.

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