Dive into the peculiar world of irregular pearls of one of the most renowned Finnish glass designers.
Oiva Toikka once proclaimed that baroque was exactly the right word to describe his work. After all, ‘baroque’ originally designated an irregularly shaped pearl.
Part of Oiva Toikka's flock of birds
Tuomas Markunpoika is a self-proclaimed normal person. From a teenager who was interested in drinking beer, he has grown into a seasoned designer who has been working in Amsterdam since his graduation from the prestigious Design Academy Eindhoven.
Free to Explore
Rich in undomesticated landscape and an impressive coastline, the Northern countries have enough nature for everyone to enjoy freely. Here, earth truly is accessible to all, which has led to a very close connection between people and nature.
Tracing the spirit of Ultima Thule
So small was the budget for the Finnish Pavilion at the 1951 Milan Triennale that hiring local technicians to build it was out of the question. Tapio Wirkkala had no choice but to construct it himself together with his skilful carpenter.