From its origins in 1881 as a glass factory in southern Finland focused on designing distinctive, multi-functional and timeless pieces, Scandinavian design company, Iittala has since grown into a global designer homeware brand espousing the virtues of both aesthetics and functionality. Whether it be tableware or cookware, creating a mood or storing small treasured objects at home, iconic Finnish design looks right at home in any setting. We've curated a selection of 7 highly covetable Iittala essentials that we think every home should have.
A SPONSORED FEATURE
The mysterious shape of this iconic vase created in 1937 by Alvar Aalto has been the subject of much discussion over the years. Some argue that the fluid lines represent the Finish landscape while others believe the glass form represents Aalto's sketch "The Eskimo Woman's Leather Breeches." Whatever the design origins, there is no doubting that the Aalto Vase has become a design classic of the 20th Century.
SARPANEVA CAST IRON POT
Another Scandinavian icon, the Sarpaneva enamel coated, cast iron pot has become the quintessential ingredient to all stylish kitchens world wide.
PIANO SERVING SET
Designed by Renzo Piano, these 18/10 stainless steel finish servers with wooden handles add a subtle sophistication to even the most mundane of salads.
Designed in 1958 by Kaj Franck the Kartio Carafe is elegance personified. The simple, clean lines transcend all trends and fashion with this glassware range guaranteed not to date.
The versatile collection of glass storage boxes in a range of colours make the perfect accessory for the bedroom, living room or kitchen - allowing storage to be mixed and matched in style.
Designed by the renown Antonio Citterio, the matte-brushed stainless steel design of this stylish cutlery collection adds a contemporary edge to any table setting.