Tapio Wirkkala

Tapio Wirkkala (1915 - 1985)

Tapio Wirkkala is a Finnish designer and sculptor, widely considered a leading figure of modern Finnish Industrial art.

Wirkkala's wide creations portfolio spans from glass, furniture and product design to sculpture, city planning, art, graphics and even creating banknotes for the Finnish treasury.

He collaborated with the Venetian company Venini to make important and memorable glass art pieces.