When you talk about Finnsh art glass, the first name that comes to mind is Timo Sarpaneva. Timo Sarpeneva belongs to a generation of designers who, in the post-war era showed the world what Finnish design was all about.
"People don’t need holidays, after all, they can carry their holidays with them, and rest when they wish" says Sarpeneva.
Take a look at these pieces and you’ll see what I mean.
The Nuutajärvi Glass Gallery Co-op, NuGO, offers you a selection of contemporary Finnish art glass. From the internet Gallery you can buy art glass objects created by NuGO´s glass artists in the legendary Nuutajärvi Glass Village.
In the 1950s and 1960s, Finnish Design won global fame. The breakthrough came at the Milan Triennial in 1951, when Finland was awarded six Grand Prix prizes, four honourable mentions, seven gold medals and eight silver medals.