• Tunnistaminen – Recognition_photoVesaLaitinen-1

        RECOGNITION MATERIAL: waste glass, wood. Discarded glass pieces from a production of mold blown glass objects 2021   Photo: Vesa Laitinen  

  • Lasinpuhaltajien kattaus-2_photoVesaLaitinen

        GLASSBLOWERS’ SETTING – THE STARTERS The work reflects on the essence of handcrafted glassmaking and the relationship between an idea and implementation in the design process. 10 Finnish professional glassblowers were asked to realize three objects I designed: a plate, a pitcher and a goblet. Each glassblower received same instructions for the work. […]

  • Tiimalasi_photoVesaLaitinen

        Approx. 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 poise MATERIAL: glass 2021     Photo credits: Vesa Laitinen    

  • Mehutauko3_kuvaVesaLaitinen

      JUICE BREAK Mixed media. Monotypes with old cut & engraved drinking glasses 2021 Photo credits: Vesa Laitinen      

  • Garland_det-1_photoKirstiTaiviola

        GARLAND MATERIAL: cut & engraved drinking glasses, light 2021 Photo credits: Vesa Laitinen & Kirsti Taiviola      

  • Flora vitrum _det2_kuvaKirstiTaiviola

        FLORA VITRUM MATERIAL: Monotype. Printed with cut & engraved drinking glasses 2021 Photo credits: Vesa Laitinen & Kirsti Taiviola    

  • 180_Days_In_Random_Order_Kirsti_Taiviola

    180 DAYS IN RANDOM ORDER Installation for ”Why Not – Finnish American Glass Art” Exhibition In Nuutajärvi, Finland 31.5.-1.9.2019. Hand blown glass & metal h: 6 m, w: 2 m, d: 0,2m 2019      

  • AOC_sideview_lores

        THE ART OF CRAFTSMANSHIP  Mixed media. Monotypes with old cut & engraved drinking glasses h: 80 cm, w: 100cm, d: 6,5cm 2019   Photo credits: Kirsti Taiviola    

  • birdie_photoiiroaahokas

    STUDIES ON WEIGHTLESNESS (Swallow & Birdie) temporary installation with glass lenses hand blown glass, led light approx. 200 cm x 200 cm 2016

  • suljeovi_photoiiroaahokas

          UP IN THE ATTIC Temporary installations Projections made with hand blown glass lenses & leds. 2016 Photography by Iiro A. Ahokas    

  • SONY DSC

          ECHO Wall lamp with textured hand made glass lenses that create unique patterns of light. The lamp fitting is swiveled so the projection can be directed fe. on the wall, ceiling or floor. 2016    

  • ILLUSIAsuspension

          ILLUSIA SUSPENSION LAMP The secret of the light is the glass lens, hidden under the shade. Its patterned surface creates a floral reflection on the table or floor. The hanging switch has a double function. One can switch on either the main light when the light illuminates the whole room, or only […]

  • pandorasbox-series

          PANDORA’S BOX -SERIES Glass, metal, mdf. Projections made with hand blown glass lenses & leds. 2003/2016    

  • Aarre_photoLiisaValonen

          AARRE Table lamp, unique Materials: Hand blown glass, aspen 2009    

  • Illusia-wall_photo_Artemide

          ILLUSIA SPOT Wall lamp 2012 Artemide S.p.A.    

  • familyheirlooms

          FAMILY HEIRLOOMS Materials: glass, aspen, light 2011    

  • Kaadyt_ING_SCI_ELEC_CHEM_BIZ_ARTS

          EARTH, AIR, FIRE, WATER & ORIGAMI & AURUM The ceremonial chains & cases for the Deans of Aalto University 1st price in a design competition Materials: silver, ceramics, gold, marble, wood, carbon bre, glass, copper 2013-2014    

  • htps_2-det

          HOW TO PRESERVE A SNOWFLAKE I & II Hand blown & engraved crystal, wood, metal, sugar 2014    

  • ancestors_poet

          ANCESTORS I-IV Materials: Glass, metal, mdf. Projections made with hand blown glass lenses & leds. Pyhäniemi 2012 –exhibition in Pyhäniemi Manor, Hollola, Finland 2012    

  • Perpetuum

          PERPETUUM Vases Hot sculpted glass 2006 SULA design    

  • lanterns2-3_kt

          LANTERNS I-III Mold & free blown glass, salt, wood. Projections made with hand blown glass lenses & leds. Spirit of the material -exhibition in White Box Museum of Art, 798-district, Beijing 2012    

  • Unexamined-all

          UNEXAMINED Mold & free blown glass, metal, plaster, glass sand Projections made with hand blown glass lenses & leds. 2011    

  • Fantom-vases

          FANTOM Suspension lamp Mold & free blown glass 2006 SULA design    

  • heavy-chains

          WHITE GOLD -SERIES – Notes on Relationships, Porcelain cups and Jewelry (Love in motion, Mended, Heavy Chains) Porcelain, gold 2010    

  • LightDinner_3

          LIGHT DINNER Installation Porcelain, projections made with hand blown glass lenses & leds 2010