Arabia (brand)

Arabia is a Finnish ceramics company, founded in 1873 by Rörstrand, and currently owned by Fiskars. Arabia has specialized in kitchenware and tableware.

Arabia Finland logo
Arabia-classic from 1970
Arabia designers in 1953: Kaarina Aho (left), Saara Hopea, Ulla Procopé and Kaj Franck

The original Arabia porcelain factory was located in Toukola (Helsinki). It later housed the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

Ulla Procopé, Esteri Tomula and Kaj Franck were among the best-known artists and designers for the company.[1]

In 2016 the Arabia factory in Finland closed. All Arabia products are now made in Thailand and Romania.[2]

Noted designersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ulla Procopé at Arabia from 1948-1966". Finnguide. 2008-01-21. Archived from the original on 2011-02-22.
  2. ^ "Perinteikäs Arabian keramiikkatehdas lopetti – Mitä tapahtuu tehdaskorttelille?". Yle Uutiset (in Finnish). Retrieved 2017-08-25.
  3. ^ "Arabia Designers".

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