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Entertaining with Iittala Dining Accessories

Easter Sunday is this weekend and it is one of the many upcoming holidays where you will likely be entertaining guests in the dining room. And what better way is there to entertain than with glassware, serveware and decorative table top accessories? We gathered a few of our favorite pieces from Iittala that we think you’ll love for entertaining accessories.

About Iittala

Iittala began in a little town in Finland as a glass-production factory dating back to the late 1800s. The company’s glass-work was of high quality and quickly became highly sought-after in the design world after Finnish designers Alvar Aalto and Kaj Franck became involved with Iittala. With the help of Aalto and Franck, Iittala emerged as a leader in modern dining sets and now today produce beautiful dinnerware, serveware, vases and other accessories for home decor.

Here are some of our favorite Iittala products that we think you’ll love for any entertaining occasion.

The Taika Collection by Klaus Haapaniemi

Taika MugTaika Dinner PlateTaika Pasta Bowl

Inspired by the Finnish word for magic, the Taika collection from Iittala is a great assortment of entertaining accessories that will help add a little magic to your dining table. This delightful assortment from Klaus Haapaniemi includes the Taika Mug, a matching dinner plate, a pasta bowl and more. Every piece of the collection complement each other and they are ideal for any get-together among friends and family. Take a look at the full Taika collection here.

Aalto Vase Alvar Aalto

Aalto VaseThe Iittala Aalto Vase is a classic piece from Alvar Aalto that embraces the principles of Scandinavian design.

Originally designed by Aalto in 1936, this glass-blown vase is made available today through Iittala. The Aalto Vase is available in Clear, White, Rain and Cranberry glass stains to accommodate the color scheme of your space. See all of the variations of this iconic vase in the Aalto collection from Iittala.

Iittala Nappula Candleholder

Nappula Candleholder by Matti Klenell

As a perfect decoration for the tabletop you and your guests will adore, the Nappula Candleholder by designer Matti Klenell is a decorative powder-coated steel candleholder with a slim body and a wide, round base. It is a modern, yet vintage candleholder design that fits well in contemporary spaces.

Nappula is available in Black, Sea Blue, White and Yellow finishes, and it comes in two distinct sizes to create a decorative impact. Nappula is also available in a Brass version and as a Candelabra.

Toikka Birds by Oiva Toikka

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The Toikka Birds are gorgeous glass decorations that are sure to start a conversation among your dinner guests. Designed by Oiva Toikka and made in Finland, each Bird is created from mouth-blown glass making every item in the collection unique. Toikka Birds come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors to help you fit your interior design. Add a few pieces of the collection to your home or considering collecting them all!

Essence Glassware by Alfredo Haberli

Iittala Essence GlasswareIittala Essence

Finally, you’ll need glassware to serve your guests drinks and whether you are celebrating Easter, Thanksgiving or any special occasion, the Essence collection from Iittala is the perfect choice. Designed by Alfredo Haberli and made in Germany from blown glass, the Iittala Essence collection includes a variety of beautiful drinking glasses including wine glasses, champagne flutes, beer glasses, cocktail bowl glasses, tumblers and a wine decanter. Add a few items from the Essence family to your existing glassware or collect the entire set for your next dinner party.

Make your next holiday party memorable with any of these options from Iittala and save 20% on all products by Iittala through April 7, 2015.

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Jeff

I am on the marketing team at Lumens and enjoy writing about interior design topics, well-designed products and more.

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