Tapio Wirkkala: Afrodite.

Tapio Wirkkala: Afrodite.

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.

Pair of table lamps designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Idman Oy, Finland. 1958.

Pair of table lamps designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Idman Oy, Finland. 1958.

TAPIO WIRKKALA - wooden carved dish - Finland - 1950s

TAPIO WIRKKALA - wooden carved dish - Finland - 1950s

beauty-is-not-a-trend: “ Table by Tapio Wirkkala _ Finland ”

beauty-is-not-a-trend: “ Table by Tapio Wirkkala _ Finland ”

Domestic Furniture by Roy McMakin

Domestic Furniture by Roy McMakin

Roy McMakin makes the familiar strange in a new show of domestic furniture at Lora Reynolds Gallery | Design | Wallpaper* Magazine McMakin's 'A One Door Two Door Cabinet', 2014. Courtesy of Lora Reynolds Gallery. Photography: Mark Woods

Roy McMakin makes the familiar strange in a new show of domestic furniture at Lora Reynolds Gallery

Roy McMakin makes the familiar strange in a new show of domestic furniture at Lora Reynolds Gallery | Design | Wallpaper* Magazine McMakin's 'A One Door Two Door Cabinet', 2014. Courtesy of Lora Reynolds Gallery. Photography: Mark Woods

roy mcmakin furniture - Google Search

roy mcmakin furniture - Google Search

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