The Hippest Hockey Puck Ever – The Aalto Puck.

Aalto Hockey Puck

Since the middle ages ice hockey has been played with round pucks. Until now. Inspired by the free forms of the Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto and a small reminder that not everything has to be as we’re used to, the Nordic Society for Invention & Discovery (NSID) and Iittala collaborated to create the first non-round hockey puck in the history of mankind, the Aalto puck. (more…)

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The Melody Tub – A Wet Homage to Alvar Aalto.

the melody tub

I’m a big fan of Finnish designer Alvar Aalto. Especially his now iconic Savoy vase made by Iittalia. The organic shape has inspired many other designers and when I came across the Melody Tub by PoolSpa, I immediately thought of him. The curvy shaped tub is very close to Aalto’s iconic organic Savoy vase shape. (more…)

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