iittala factory was built by a lake in the Finnish village of Iittala in 1881. All essential ingredients were close at hand: wood, water, and sand. Today, iittala is a leading Scandinavian design brand from Finland. iittala follows their intuition, trusting in objects for the home that are honest, functional, and inspired by everyday life. iittala is lasting design - simple and timeless objects, forever useful, adapting to all the moments making them special.