The Valkea tealight candle holder, with its classic, soft profile, takes you far North, to Finland, where people relish the darkness of autumn and winter. Finnish homes are adorned with flickering flames that create a warm and enjoyable atmosphere. Designed by Harri Koskinen, Valkea comes in a selection of colors. Made in Finland.
- Height: 6 cm / 2.25 inch
- Hand wash only
What started as a glass factory in Iittala, Finland, now celebrates generations of essential objects that are made to enrich people’s everyday lives. Iittala believes objects should be distinctive, combinable and multi-functional, with lasting design that allows for individual use and expression. The progressive philosophy of design heroes such as, Kaj Franck and Alvar Aalto, still inspire them to keep Iittala forever relevant. Iittala doesn’t just create beautiful objects. They believe in timeless design that will never be thrown away. Let your imagination run free as you explore Modern Planet’s Iittala collection. Choose the designs you love and embrace mixing products, colours and patterns. Have fun.
Iittala Valkea Tealight Candleholder Designed by:
- Harri Koskinen , 2018
Harri Koskinen studied at the Institute of Art and Design in Helsinki. He is probably best known for his Block Lamp, a lightbulb held inside two shaped pieces of clear glass, which is exhibited in MoMA in New York City. He is also very well known for the two variants of his Fatty container (models 7150 and 7100) designed in 1998 for Schmidinger; basically very expensive vinyl record carrying box and storage units respectively, made from Birch plywood with rounded corners as well as a well designed and finished construction.
His furniture and versatile design objects have aroused great international interest. Harri Koskinen strives to find solutions that are innovative for both the consumer and producer. He works with companies like Artek, Danese, Finlandia Vodka Worldwide, Issey Miyake, Montina, Muji, Genelec, O luce, Panasonic, Seiko Instruments, Venini and Woodnotes. Along the years, he has won several awards. The most significant of them was Compasso d’Oro Award in 2004.