Aino Aalto: Tumbler Large Turquoise Blue Set of 6AI950612
Aino Aalto: Tumbler Large Turquoise Blue Set of 6
Genuine functionalism. Aino Aalto's glassware range is genuine, time-resistant functionalism. This tumbler was designed by Aino Aalto for Iittala in 1935. Aino Aalto's design won a gold medal at the Milan Triennale in 1936. For everyday use...with style. Each piece is embossed on its base: AINO AALTO IITTALA.
Dimensions: 4.5" h
Volume: 11.75 oz
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Aino Aalto: Aino Aalto (1894-1949) was born in Finland. She got a job at Alvar Aalto's architecture office; they got married and started a lifelong partnership. In 1932, Alvar Aalto, on his way to international fame, lost a design competition to his wife, Aino. Her winning entry the 'Aino Aalto glasses' also won the gold medal at the Triennale in Milan in 1936. Aino Aalto's glasses are designed to be used. The form is so timeless that the glasses continue to be a part of our lives even today.