Ultima Thule by Tapio Wirkkala ~ I believe this is my sister's wedding set. Wouldn't it be nice to get her a piece for her 40th?

Ultima Thule by Tapio Wirkkala -Vintage Finnish Glass Still produced today as it is so stunning, we love it at Cloudberry living.

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 was a multitalented design genius, widely considered a leading figure of modern Finnish industrial art.

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 was a multitalented design genius, widely considered a leading figure of modern Finnish industrial art.

Tapio Wirkkala;

Finnish copper pitcher designed by Tapio Wirkkala Finland

Vintage Ultima Thule Glasses Designed by Tapio Wirkkala Finnish Designer Circa 1970 Mid Century Modern. $57.00, via Etsy.

Vintage Ultima Thule Glasses Designed by Tapio Wirkkala Finnish Designer Circa 1970 Mid Century Modern.

Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala, Finland. Huutokauppa Helander

Tapio Wirkkala, Iittala, Finland. Huutokauppa Helander

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