An icon since first displayed at the 1937 World Fair in Paris, all Aalto Vases are still mouth-blown at Iittala¹s factory in Finland. Inspired by waves in the water its organic shape remains modern in all its shapes and colours.
The 1958 debut of Eero Saarinen's Pedestal Collection added marble to the company's material finishes. Prior to Saarinen's collection, Knoll designers were primarily experimenting with new, modern materials made malleable by advances in industrial technology. However, Saarinen, like Mies before him, aspired to find a balance between old and new. He succeeded by draping an unmistakably modernist design, his iconic Pedestal Collection, in one of the most ancient materials: marble.
In 1949, Swedish publishing house Bonniers, realised that people would likely buy more books if they had somewhere to put them. With this in mind, Bonniers launched a competition calling for a shelving solution. Nils and Kajsa Strinning won with their ingenious solution: a flexible, elegant and minimalist shelving system and the String® was born.
Since 1889, Kasthall has created the finest rugs in Sweden, their unique craftsmanship is present in each hand-tufted rug. All Kasthall Rugs are made to order and hand signed by the weaver or tufter. Pure Scandinavian Uniqueness.
Now a legend, BIRD is the essence of Danish design. Though simple in appearance, its clean lines create endless expressions by merely tilting its head in virtually any direction.Created as a family, BIRD can express happiness, sadness and curiosity, living alone or together as a family. From small to tall, thin to chubby, child to grandparent, BIRDs represents an entire generation since 1959.