Watercolour shades by Bouroullec for Iittala

Ruutu, which means diamond or square in Finnish, is a collection of 10 vases available in five sizes and seven colours. When col-lected and combined, they make small seamless installations […]

Iitala vases Borullec

Ruutu, which means diamond or square in Finnish, is a collection of 10 vases available in five sizes and seven colours. When col-lected and combined, they make small seamless installations where both the strength and the delicate nature of the glass come alive.

Each vase is a simplified masterpiece taking seven craftsmen 24 hours to produce in the Iittala glass factory. Glass blower Tapani Viljamaa says, “It is fascinating to struggle with a living material. Glass is a material that does not forget if you do not treat it well. It has a memory.”

Designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec explain, “Iittala knows very well how to mani-pulate colours. In Ruutu, we were able to create a delicate, watercolour-like palettes that intermingle with each other when com-bining sizes and colours. Ruutu allows a game of composition. We wanted to show the sophisticated range of Iittala colours while at the same time handing the job over to the user who will feel tempted to have several modules to create his or her own individual assemblage.”

Watch the collection film:

One thought on “Watercolour shades by Bouroullec for Iittala”

Comments are closed.

Potrebbero Interessarti

Caleidoscopica, l’arte di Olimpia Zagnoli

Il libro accompagna l’omonima mostra personale dell’artista, curata da Melania Gazzotti, presso i Chiostri di San Pietro a Reggio Emilia

Be a rainbow maker for someone else

Meno di una settimana di tempo e la propria sede a disposizione. Questi i termini della call dedicata ai makers, lanciata da GAS sui social per supportare i talenti.

Little People Big Dreams

La collana di monografie per scoprire i sogni dei bambini che fanno di tutto per realizzarli

Ultimi Articoli

KIDS

ooh noo, pensata in Europa, prodotta in Slovenia

Tradizione artigianale per una ampia collezione di giochi in legno e tessili per la casa

DESIGN

Hevea, il design danese incontra la gomma naturale

Progettare per i più piccoli, con un occhio alle sorti del pianeta…

KIDS

Kindsgut, giocattoli attraenti e di valore educativo

Pensati per l’infanzia, il periodo più prezioso della vita

Top