Scandinavia Design

Black Taika tableware 

Klaus Haapaniemi – Iittala

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Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

The Taika collection (« magic » in finnish) is an ingenious blend of Klaus Haapaniemi’s extremely imaginative art and of Heikki Orvola’s clean design.
The result is a magical and playful collection that encourages creation and storytelling through a simple and functioning design. Enchanting patterns and colorful characters add folklore to everyday life with this versatile and durable porcelain dinnerware.
The vibrant decor that illustrate this collection also exists in a red and blue version, as well as more recently in the  Taika Siimes series of 2019.

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
vaisselle Taika noire design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

Material porcelain – Dishwasher safe.

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

 Mug 0,4 L

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

 Cappuccino cup 0,2 L

 Saucer Ø15 cm

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

 Espresso cup 0,1 L

 Saucer Ø11 cm

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

 Plate Ø22 cm

 Plate Ø30 cm

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

 Plate Ø27 cm

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

 Deep plate Ø20 cm

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

 Deep plate Ø22 cm

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

Bowl 0,6 L

Bowl 0,3 L

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

Bowl 1,45 L

Bowl 2,8 L

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

Serving plate 41 cm

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

Glass 38 cl
Set of 2

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

Grey Paper napkin
33 x 33 cm

Blue Paper napkin
33 x 33 cm

Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007
Black Taika tableware  design Klaus Haapaniemi, 2007

Grey Tea towel
47 x 70 cm

Blue Tea towel
47 x 70 cm

Klaus Haapaniemi

Klaus Haapaniemi

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. 

Klaus 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, Klaus 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.