Restrained Drinking Glasses
”If you want to create the perfect glass, you must start with the hands that is holding it. Ask yourself what kind of glass the hand would like to hold.”
Previous attempts have been made to copy the Kartio drinking glasses by Kaj Franck by applying his rational geometry to new designs. These attempts have failed, because the designers did not have the experience which is necessary when designing simple everyday objects. Complexity is rarely wise, while simplicity demands bravery and imagination.
The Kartio series is elegant yet durable enough for everyday use. It includes glasses, carafes and bowls which are all available in many different colours as well as clear glass.
All the Iittala colour range is available.