Inspired by the melting ice in Lapland, the Ultima Thule is design legend Tapio Wirkkala’s most famous work.
Glass, poetry in the hands of a master
Wirkkala's designs spanned from glass design and sculpture to the design of banknotes and graphics. He is considered one of the leading figures of modern Finnish industrial art.
Icons of Scandinavian design
We believe good design should be social and progressive in equal measure. Only then can it encourage us to rethink old habits and find new ways to live together.
The ultimate Ultima Thule
Ultima Thule was named after the ancient myth of an ice-covered island located far north beyond the borders of the known world.