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Kartta Glass Sculptures by Santtu Mustonen for Iittala: Design for Your Mind

Posted by Chelsea Daniels on
Kartta Glass Sculptures by Santtu Mustonen for Iittala: Design for Your Mind

Separating his time between an abandoned farm on an island in Finland (“I don’t have running water, but I have a 3-D printer”) and Brooklyn, the Finnish artist Santtu Mustonen...

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2016 Art Glass Bird and the City Collection by Oiva Toikka, Part Two

Posted by Hugh Fogel on
2016 Art Glass Bird and the City Collection by Oiva Toikka, Part Two

 Part One is available here. The 2016 Bird and the City Collection has five cities: Seoul, Hong Kong, Kyoto, Washington D.C. and Minneapolis. Although the birds are generally only released in the...

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A Tale of 5 Cities: 2016 Bird and the City Collection by Oiva Toikka, Part One

Posted by Hugh Fogel on
A Tale of 5 Cities: 2016 Bird and the City Collection by Oiva Toikka, Part One

Oiva Toikka isn't known as one of the 'super designers'; most people in the design community probably have never heard of him. They should. Toikka came to Ann Arbor while...

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Bird and The City Collection by Oiva Toikka for Iittala

Posted by Hugh Fogel on
Bird and The City Collection by Oiva Toikka for Iittala

Professor Oiva Toikka is a Finnish glass designer who has been making notable product for over fifty years.  In the 1970's he began a series of art glass birds for...

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