Oiva Toikka

Product 1: Birds by Oiva Toikka, example Ruby bird
© Iittala/ Nuutajärvi /Oiva Toikka
Producer: Iittala/ Nuutajärvi
Design by Oiva Toikka
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Hämeentie 135 A
PL 130, 00561 Helsinki
Puh. 0204 3910
Fax 0204 39 5180

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Economic field: Interior design, glass

Part of/ linked to greater unity/ why this product: Toikka’s hand blown birds are part of the Nordic/ Finnish tradition. It takes the inspiration from the nature.

Information about the product:
- Period the item is from: Ruby bird in production since 1994
- Usage: a decorative object
- History : Birds are among the Toikka’s most popular works. All the birds are hand made, and the details are carefully added. The first birds dates from 1972. Toikka’s works are known for sense of humour and imagination

Knowhow, skills, working methods used: Hand blown and molded

Producer information
- Turn over: Iittala 189,8 million euros in 2006
- Number of employees: N/A

Reference: http://www.designlasi.com/content/rubiinilintu-toikka-oiva