Iittala Kartio

Tumbler 40cl clear 2pcs

Kaj Franck

Finnish designer Kaj Franck sought to remove excess in his work leaving only the essential. Franck realized his goal with his Kartio collection, which embodies a lively balance between material and geometric form. Refined and functional, Franck believed it was what one did with his pieces that made them theirs. Kartio is a beloved symbol of Nordic design that goes beyond any trend. With the creation of the Kartio tumblers, Franck mastered the design of drinkware. Durable enough for everyday while the simple design fits any table. The larger 40cl size allows for a generous serving. The 2pc clear Kartio tumbler set makes a great gift.

Kartio tumbler 40cl clear 2pcs
  • Manufactured at Iittala glass factory
  • Material: Glass
  • Dishwasher safe
Product Article Number
1008589
EAN
6411929507022
Width
9 cm
Height
12 cm
Weight
0.3525 kg
Volume
40 cl
Kartio

Known as the conscience of Finnish design, Kaj Frank sought to remove excess in his work leaving only the essentials. In 1958, Franck realized his goal with the Kartio glass, which captured the perfect balance between material and geometric form. Simple, yet durable enough for everyday use, Franck mastered the creation of the basic drinking glass, which is a legendary design beyond any trend. The wide and versatile colour palette of Kartio perfectly represents Iittala’s knowledge of coloured glass.

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Kaj Franck

Kaj Franck

Kaj Franck (1911-1989) is known as the “conscience of Finnish design.” Franck grew up in a world with elaborate dining services to sparse stone dishes. During his significant career, Franck asserted himself between the two extremes and profoundly changed our understanding of tableware. He utilized serial production to produce versatile, practical dishware at a reasonable price. Besides social consciousness, Franck’s distinct career was guided by the desire to seek the essential. He studied basic forms endlessly with special focus on proportions.

Franck was a professor at the Helsinki School of Art and Design. His work earned him international acclaim and numerous awards including Finland’s most prestigious design award, which is his namesake. Generations of Iittala consumers have purchased Franck’s successful Teema and Kartio series, making these standard household items a part of the classic design legacy of Kaj Franck.

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