BRAND STORY
January 2020
 

Annual colour linen

Flax fields, a fresh cool breeze under the hot, humid sun… these are just some of the inspirations for our new annual colour, linen. Using the colour expertise of the artisans at the Iittala Glass Factory, linen-coloured glass retains a high natural luster that beautifully showcases design details. Its refined warmth brings a casual sophistication that pairs elegantly with a wide array of colours and mixes especially well with plants and flowers.

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Iittala Journal
September 2019
 

Bye authentic food, hello bastard food

‘Bastard cooking’ is a term coined by two nomads: Finnish chef Antto Melasniemi and Thai artist Rirkrit Tiravanija, who kick authenticity’s ass in their recently released ‘Bastard Cookbook’. They show what happens when rules are broken and cultures collide, and what flavours make beautiful marriages: pad thai macaroni, curry pizza, fish sauce ice cream, sticky rice and strawberries with Finnish archipelago bread.

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Iittala Journal
September 2019
 

“Making art is not mythical, it is part of life” Nathalie Du Pasquier

In the early 1980s French born Nathalie Du Pasquier was one of the young founding members of the Milan-based Memphis collective. From their groundbreaking debut in 1981 until the dissolvement of the group in 1987, Nathalie worked as a designer, creating textiles, carpets, plastic laminates, furniture and objects. Her pattern designs—a fusion of geometrical and organic shapes in strong colour explosions—played a visible part in defining what Memphis was.

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品牌故事
四月 2019
 

大海如镜

在北方,大海是四季不断变化的写照。它的风迎来了冬天的冰浪,在夏天则给我们送来了温暖阳光。它有给予和孕育生命的力量。海蓝是隐藏在海平表面上下层间的色彩。它令我们感受到浸泡在冷水中的清凉感觉,以及孜孜不倦的海浪是如何使我们平复心境。它把我们的思绪带到群岛上充满阳光明媚的日子,和那些海边宁静而温暖的夜晚。

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设计师
四月 2017
 

Alfredo Häberli为德国Baufritz公司设计的样板房

“我50岁时想设计一间样板房用于个案研究”,Häberli说。“并不是为了自己,而是要建立一个样板。通过这间样板房,能够为人们在审美及内在的思考方式上做出贡献。这是我的梦想。”Häberli得到一个实现梦想的机会,为Baufritz公司设计这样一间样板房,在展示专业木质建筑的同时,揭开生态、健康木质建筑的崭新维度。

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