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Iittala x Issey Miyake: Pause for Harmony

March 24, 2016 3

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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.…

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Learning Finnish With Iittala

June 14, 2015 9

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Iittala, Finnish Design, Plektra, Ineke Hans

Finland is a special country. Whenever I think of Finland I have various thoughts going through my mind: I remember the student exchange program at the university in Helsinki. I think of my Finnish friends and of saunas, old Nokia mobile phones and a pretty weird language that is Finnish.…

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5 Happy Inspirations: Quick Ideas

November 20, 2012 0

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Today I will KISS…you know, marketing talk, I will ‘keep it short and simple’. I had a fun evening hanging out on Google with a few great German fellow bloggers as we were discussing some ideas for the near future. As a result, I ran short of time to compile my blog post for today so I won’t bother you with too much ‘Igor talk’, instead I am leaving you with five happy finds: 1.…

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Happily Ever After: ‘Sarjaton’ by Iittala

August 3, 2012 0

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I have many times admitted that I love ceramics, tableware, glassware, anything designed and made thoughtfully, with love and passion for form, function and emotions. The Finnish brand Iittala has always managed to fulfill these criteria and make me happy with their fine products.…

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5 Happy Inspirations: Little Rewards

July 31, 2012 0

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Do you need yet another blanket? More tumblers and cups? Probably not. But life would be a tad dull and monotone without those tiny little goodies that we reward ourselves with. The majority of us works hard – in offices, at home, as employees or running our own businesses.…

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