Taika Siimes Deep Plate 20cm
Design by Heikki Orvola & Klaus Haapaniemi for Iittala
Designer Klaus Haapaniemi’s Taika Siimes brings new animals and colours to the beloved Taika collection. Its vibrance conjures a lovely spring day. Taika Siimes is a great way to refresh the table. Dinner plate adds whimsy to the main course. Combines easily with other pieces in the Taika collection.
Klaus Haapaniemi (b.1970) is an internationally recognized London-based Finnish designer. In 2010, he founded the Klaus Haapaniemi artisanal design and lifestyle brand with Mia Wallenius. Their design approach is influenced by nature, Finnish folklore and traditional decorative arts with a modern twist. Inspiration comes from a rich selection of cultural references including the worlds of art, ballet, music and storytelling. Haapaniemi’s design experience includes many major brands including Levi’s, Diesel and Dolce & Gabbana. He has been recognized as one of the most important rising stars in design by the WGSN’s trend forecast. In 2015, Haapaniemi designed the piece Cunning Little Vixen for the Finnish National Opera which inspired the Tanssi collection for Iittala. His sense of whimsy and magic is illustrated in Iittala’s classic Taika series.