Iittala x Issey Miyake: Pause for Harmony

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Iittala, Issey Miyake, Pause for Harmony, ceramics, home textiles, new collection

What happens when you blend Finnish design aesthetics with Japanese design philosophy? The result is a simply beautiful, timeless and zen-like collection with an elusive name: Pause for Harmony. Finnish design brand Iittala teamed up with the Japanese designer Issey Miyake for a new collection of glassware, home textiles and ceramics.

Iittala, Issey Miyake, Pause for Harmony, ceramics, home textiles, new collection

Iittala, Issey Miyake, Pause for Harmony, ceramics, home textiles, new collection

The beautiful collection invites you to pause for harmony – to appreciate the simple yet refined shapes, the high-quality materials and the sophisticated creations. All this while appreciating the luxury of a pause in today’s fast paced world. Clasp your hands around the lovely mugs with a slightly organic shape, behold the delicate flower in its delicate vase and lean on the Origami like cushion and allow yourself a bit of daydreaming. Allow yourself a little pause for harmony.

Iittala, Issey Miyake, Pause for Harmony, ceramics, home textiles, new collection

Iittala, Issey Miyake, Pause for Harmony, ceramics, home textiles, new collection

Iittala, Issey Miyake, Pause for Harmony

I am very honored to be an official Iittala ambassador and to have received these few pieces to embrace the beauty of the new collaboration between Iittala and Issey Miyake. And yes, I had my own little pause for harmony. And it was sublime.

Photography by Igor Josifovic

This blogpost is part of my collaboration with Iittala as their brand ambassador

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  • Reply Sainab March 24, 2016 at 13:10

    This collection is just beautiful! I am obsessed with the colours and the folds in the light blue cushion is just so Issey Miyake!

    • Reply Igor March 24, 2016 at 15:02

      Absolutely Sainab. And the touch & feel of the material is wonderful, too!! Really a well made collection!

  • Reply Brian Griggs March 24, 2016 at 16:11

    Hi Igor

    The nice jug in your pics is by ilse Crawford for Ikea..perhaps she should have a mention as ilse is a wonderful designer…

    • Reply Igor March 24, 2016 at 16:20

      Hi Brian, yes of course, most people know it! And I have written a fully dedicated blog post about Ilse’s collection here on Happy Interior Blog:-)

  • Reply Vin March 24, 2016 at 18:43

    Beautiful! They definitely have a calming quality – maybe because of the muted colors, and congratulations!

    Is that IKEA jug the Sinnerlig collection? It’s so beautiful , sadly I can’t find it in stores here 🙁

    • Reply Igor March 24, 2016 at 19:19

      Yes it is Vin! It fits perfectly to the Iittala x Issey Miyake collection!

  • Reply Yvonne March 24, 2016 at 18:49

    Beautiful collection. I’ve been a big Miyake fan since… forever! 😉

  • Reply Anya J March 26, 2016 at 08:48

    Their collaboration is utterly enchanting – I saw it here for the press event in Copenhagen – simply gorgeous.
    Happy Easter my friend, your photographs are lush 🙂

    A xxx

    • Reply Igor March 27, 2016 at 14:43

      Thank you so much Anya! Happy Easter to you too!

  • Reply Mel March 29, 2016 at 07:50

    I didn’t know you were their ambassador you lucky thing!!! How gorgeous is this collaboration with Issey Miyake and it looks fantastic in your home of course!

    • Reply Igor March 29, 2016 at 23:10

      Yes I am pretty honored to be part of their program! Even more so as I love their products anyway! And this new collaboration is really great – I am a big fan of Japanese design in general!

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