Working with a roster of prominent industrial designers and architects such as Alvar Aalto, Renzo Piano, and Tapio Wirkkala, iittala produces glassware and tabletop pieces that are functional works of art. What began in 1881 as a glass factory in the small Finnish village of iittala is today a leading homeware design company. The brand is known for its iconic contemporary designs, including the world-renowned Aalto vase, Marimekko's Kivi votives, and Oiva Toikka's glass birds.
Add elegance — and a little urban edge — to your workspacde
Stylishly finish off any meal
This sleek, sophisticated combo is structured yet laid-back at once
If you're going to be partying it up this holiday season — and we hope you are — let us be your guide to a more-than-successful fete. We had our own glam gathering to celebrate the season (hey, we've been working hard and needed a martini...), and used it to exemplify our tips for a great party, which you'll find here. We hope they inspire you to enjoy your own soiree, large or small.