Iittala & Arabia: for connoisseurs of design
In mid-November, the Finnish manufacturer of dishes, glassware and ceramics Iittala and Arabia will open the joint museum of design, which allows anyone to assess the fine heritage of both companies and give them a glimpse into the future of household items and decor.
For many years the office of Arabia in Helsinki was the center of attraction for many design lovers from around the world, especially from Asia, attracting over 200,000 visitors every year. With the opening of the new museum the holding Fiskars, which owns the brands Arabia and Iittala, plans to attract even more visitors and give them an unforgettable experience of meeting with the iconic Finnish design.
“We want to offer exciting and interactive tours for locals and tourists who are interested in the history and tradition of Finnish design,” – says the vice-president of Arabia and Iittala, Pivi Paltola.
The renovated center offers visitors exhibitions, all kinds of seminars, presentations, guided tours and many other activities.