Markku Salo (b.1954) is a leading name in Finnish contemporary glass art. He is a bold and experimental artist known for his colorful and cutting-edge design. Salo’s work has been part of several major international exhibitions focusing on design and glass including the Hewitt and Corning Museum of Glass in United States, Victoria & Albert Museum in London and Röhsska Museum in Sweden. Amongst his many honors, Salo was awarded the Kaj Franck Design Prize in 2015. Salo contributed his vibrant glass design to Iittala’s Aarre series, a collection of wall jewels.