|Arabia / Finland|
The Arabia brand is a pioneer of Finnish design. The product range consists of popular dish sets and interior design and gift products. Creative design, ceramic know-how and brand management create the core of Arabia. For 140 years Arabia has been in the vanguard of Finnish Design. Arabia products embody timeless beauty, high quality, and functionality. The current collection includes Birger Kaipiainen's Paratiisi dishes that combine well-defined and controlled shapes with rich decoration, achieving a beauty that never fails to inspire. The captivating Paratiisi range is a much-loved classic from Arabia. It only takes one Paratiisi dish in a table setting to turn a meal into a celebration. 24h Tuokio by Heikki Orvola harkens a yearning for a leisurely pace of life the results into a quiet design statement in the popular 24h tableware range. The series was originally designed for designer Heikki Orvola's own use and found its way to Arabia assortment in 1996. Finnish designer duo Helorinne & Kallio were given a brief to get inspired by Arabia's strong tradition in ceramic pattern making and to make a fresh pattern suited for today's consumers. They found inspiration for Tuokio from Arabia's strong expertise in ceramics and took advantage of the opportunity to learn from the best professionals in the field at the Arabia factory in Finland.