Finnish glass at Ornamo Design Christmas market

Finnish glass art is available this weekend (December 1st-3rd) at Ornamo Design Christmas event , which takes place at Cable Factory in Helsinki. The event offers visitors Finnish design, textile, glass and ceramic art, fashion and lifestyle products. One of the participants is Gallery Mafka&Alakoski which is specialized in glass design.  Read more in this blog and here

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Gallery Mafka & Alakoski has previously established a glass studio and a gallery in Riihimäki, which is the main glass fabrication area of todays Finland. In February 2016 Mafka & Alakoski brought Riihimäki glass in Helsinki by opening a gallery and shop in Punavuori.

Galleria Mafka&Alakoski

The owners of the Gallery are glass artist Marja Hepo-aho and Kari Alakoski, whose 20 year career with Iiittala company has earned him the title of master glassblower.

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In the  gallery in Helsinki the duo focuses on new Finnish glass. The gallery is famous for its changing exhibitions and the shop offers a selection of art and design glass for everyday use.

 

Contact information
Mafka & Alakoski Helsinki
Iso Roobertinkatu 19
00120 Helsinki
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 11-18, Sat 11-16

Ornamo Design Christmas 1.-3.12.2017
Cable Factory,
Tallberginkatu 1, Helsinki
Opening hours: Fri 15–19, Sat–Sun 10–17

 

Pictures: Gallery Mafka&Alakoski

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