Kyllikki Salmenhaara


Kyllikki Salmenhaara (1915-1981) was an esteemed Finnish designer and ceramicist, renowned for her pioneering contributions to post-war ceramic art. Salmenhaara's work is characterized by its innovative glazing techniques and organic forms, which brought a new level of artistic expression to Finnish ceramics. Among her most celebrated works are the "Eskimoerindens Skinnbuxa" series, noted for its textured surfaces and natural color palettes, and her delicate yet functional tea sets. These pieces not only showcase Salmenhaara's mastery over materials but also her ability to blend functional design with aesthetic beauty.