Aalto Vase - all natural. While many European designers glorified the revolution of machines, their Scandinavian colleagues turned to nature. Alvar Aalto was one of the trendsetters with his organic forms, as in the case of the Savoy vase offered here, was one of the trendsetters - his vase is now world famous. The same natural forms appear again and again in his work: in the undulating walls of the Finnish pavilion at the 1939 New York World's Fair, in the architecture of the Düsseldorf Schauspielhaus, in armchairs, Spanish walls and tea trolleys.
Aalto was a firm believer that design should be human down to the smallest detail.At Iittala s request, Alvar created Aalto created for the 1937 World Exhibition in Paris the Aalto -Vase in various shapes, sizes and colours. The son of a cartographer, the soft silhouette of the vase was probably inspired by the organic shapes of Finnish landscapes and lakes.
The timeless Aalto vase is one of the most famous glass objects in the world, synonymous with Finnish glass art and the manufacturer Iittala . Today the Aalto vase is the absolute classic among design vases. The so-called Savoy vase by Alvar Aalto is exhibited in the most important design museums of the world and is available in different colours and sizes.