Klaus Haapaniemi, Oravat

Contemporary Finnish illustrator and designer Klaus Haapaniemi. Klaus designs projects for the decoration of household items and textiles, and also vivid and memorable illustrations for books.

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Klaus Haapaniemi, "Putte the Cat" print (sales of ltd edition print help benefit Khanapur School in India)

The Taika series by artists Klaus Haapaniemi & Heikki Orvola is a perfect addition to many of Iittala's products. The Taika series provides distinct patterns with two different colors schemes of sand and ultramarine that are easily mixed and matched with various lines from Iittala.

iittala Taika Blue Mug Enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate in the iittala Taika Blue Mug. Meaning "Magic" in Finnish, the Taika pattern by Klaus Haapaniemi features fanciful foxes and ornate owls inhabiting a mysteri.