is the kinda guy I'd want to have over to
my imaginary dinner party.
what couldn't he do?
As much at home
in the world's most cosmopolitan cities
the heart of Lapland,
is one of the Gods of
and 20th Century Design.
He could build tools
and beautiful flatware.
Gorgeous Venini Glass.
I eat on his Iittala plates,
drink out of his Iittala glasses,
and my espresso sits
cozily in his
fantastical demi tasses,
This Iceberg Vase
is the piece that I lust after.
When I was in Helsinki last,
I found one for around $1500 if I remember correctly.
my finances at the time prevented me from grabbing it.
I really should've just charged it.
perhaps I'll just have to venture back to this
where I'll bath in Sibelius and Aalto...
stroll the Esplanade in the afternoon
where I'll be sure to stop in to the Iittala store
for more Wirkkala,
and those soft pappardelle like ribbons of
sea salt sprinkled licorice