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DOORIS – YEAR DOG 2018

Year dog 2018: Dooris. Signed, numbered, 100 pcs. Designer Markku Salo Does the Dooris steal your heart? Filigrane, powdered ore and candy In the spring, you might want to travel. Take a look at other landscapes, and refresh your mind. Sothinks the Dooris, designer...

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MARKKU SALO INVITED TO IGS 2018

Markku Salo has been invited as the only Finn to the IGS 2018 Glass Symposium in Czechoslovakia. The four-day symposium is held in Novy Bor,that has a strong glass tradition. Novy Bor is a home for several glass factories, one of which Salo works during the symposium....

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IGS 2018

PIECES FROM IGS 2018 Markku Salo worked in a glass factory in Slavia.

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TOGETHER VASE CELEBRATING FINLAND 100

Limited special edition of Markku Salo´s Together Vases are celebrating Finland´s 100 Years Anniversary. Vases are sold in a pair: one is white the other blue - Finland´s own colours. Handmade vases are made 100 pieces, signed and numbered. Together Finland 100 -Vases...

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WELCOME TO LASIVITRIINI DAY 26TH AUGUST 2017

Markku Salo´s new unique piece, Cucumber Canister, is in Auction at Lasivitriini Day in Nuutajärvi Glass Villagge. The day is full of happenings dealing with glass. Markku Salo´s gallery is open, too, and there you can pick up a lot of his prototypes and experimental...

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YEAR DOG 2016: PRIMAVERA

Markku Salo´s new Year Dog 2016, Primavera, will be published on 20 th March 2016. The Dog is made in 100 pieces. Each is signed and numbered. Markku Salo: Year Dog 2016, Primavera, 25 x 23 x 5 cm

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IMAGES OF MARKKU SALO´S HOSPITAL-WORKS

In November 2015 opened a new hospital in Tampere City where Markku Salo has made 11 big works of art. Here you see one of those works. Other images are to be watch on Finnish side of Markku Salo´s website here THE SPRING OF HOPE. Glass, metal, bronze.

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DESIGN PRIZE TO MARKKU SALO

KAJ FRANCK DESIGN PRIZE 2015:DESIGNER, GLASS ARTIST MARKKU SALO The Kaj Franck Design Prize of 2015 awarded by Design Forum Finland has been given todesigner, glass artist Markku Salo. The prize is one of the most eminent design prizes inFinland and was now...

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HOW TO MAKE A YEAR DOG?

Making of Markku Salo´s 2015 Year Dog in Nuutajärvi Glass Village. Work group: Janne Rahunen, Markus Elo, Otto Koivuranta and Jani Setälä. And Heikki Viinikainen. Watch the video here

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CREATIVITY WORLD FORUM IN TAMPERE

Gallery Markku Salo is one of the exhibitors at Creativity Worl Forum. Creativity World Forum is world's greatest event focused on business development. It was organized for the first time in 2004. Ice Live Business Forum 2014 is the first Creativity World Forum...

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MARKKU SALO IN CGS COFERENCE

"A world-renowned Finnish artist and designer, Markku Salo, is always looking for new ways to express the artistic quality of glass as a material. But a techinque is just a tool: it should never outrank the content. Markku will trace the development of his work,...

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DOGS BECOME PUBLIC IN SEPTEMBER

Watching at the Moon and All Night Long are novelties to Markku Salo´s Dogs-collection. Dogs are made of glass and metal. They are made at Nuutajärvi Glass Village. Dog is a theme which Markku Salo has interpreted during his career from 1980´s. Dogs will be produced...

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ARTISTS FROM NUUTAJÄRVI AND ARABIA CELEBRATE

Markku Salo´s Sense of Ice is like a huge necklace made by pâte de verre -techinique. Hight of the work is 3 metres. Before it has been in Venize in Venize Aperto Vetro and in Sweden in Global Art Glass -exhibitions. This summer Sense of Ice is on...

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NORDIC CONTEMPORARY GLASS

Markku Salo has been invited to the Nordic Contemporary Glass -exhibition. From Finland there are also glass artists Hans Christian Berg, Camilla Moberg, Anu Penttinen, Oiva Toikka and Vesa Varrela. The exhibition consists of a selection of works by 24 artists from...

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FINNISH DESIGN IN ISTANBUL

Finnish Design Unwrapped, curated by photograph Jani Kaila, shows Finnish design and photograph during Istanbul Design Biennial. Markku Salo is one of the 19 Finnish designers in the exhibition which is held in famous Gallery Milli Reasurans Sanat. The exhibition will...

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OCEANIS-STATUES ON WEBSITE

Oceanis-statues were received very well on ArtHelsinki/Habitare-fair. A part of the first collection is presented now at Markku Salo´s Gallery in Nuutajärvi. Small statues are made of glass and Finnish granite.

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OCEANIS, NEW STATUES IN ARTHELSINKI

Oceanis is Markku Salo´s new serial statue. Small, unique statues are handmade by Salo in Nuutajärvi Glass Village. They are made of glass and Finnish stone. The feeling of Oceanis comes from sea life, which we can imagine to exist deep under the sea surface....

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IN PARIS

Souffler-Capturer -exhibition is goint to be open in Institut Finlandais in Paris 20th September. In the exhibition photograph Jani Kaila (www.janikaila.com) exhibits his portraits of NuGOs glass artists. NuGO is a co-operative of 9 glass artists working in...

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MARKKU SALO REPRESENTS FINLAND IN DENMARK

Markku Salo is choosen to represent Finland in European Glass Context 2012 in Denmark. The two other choosen are Anu Penttinen and Erno Takala. The seletor is curator Kaisa Koivisto from The Finnish Glass Museum. European Glass Context 2012 is a...

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FOOD AND ART AT G.W.SUNDMANS

G.W.Sundmans has invited a group of top Finnish artists to try their hand at infusing the traditional setting with modern works that set off the culinary experience. Notes head chef Matti Jämsén: "From start to finish, we have tried to unify the spirit of fine food...

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NEW ARRIVALS

TOGETHER-vase and it´s new colors are to be seen on page Available > Serial production. If you want to upload a picture on your computer, you find it on page Press > Pressimages.

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FINNISH DESIGN UNWRAPPED

FINNISH DESIGN UNWRAPPED - JANI KAILA Finnish Design Unwrapped – Jani Kaila exhibition will open Design Museum’s Design Gallery 12 series of exhibitions. The Design Museum’s entire 2012 programme is related to the design capital activities....

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MARKKU SALO IN ARTHELSINKI-FAIR

Markku Salo takes part to ArtHelsinki-contemporary art fair with brand new art pieces. The fair takes place at same time as Habitare-fair 14.-18.9.2011. Please, visit his stand 3e41. Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre, Hall 3. Messuaukio 1, Helsinki. Open wed...

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MARKKU SALO IN CADIZ

Vientos del Norte -exhibition is taking place in Cadiz in Castillo Santa Catalina in Spain. The exhibition shows´ Salo´s 28 year career as a glassartist. There are works of art from the beginning of his career till nowadays. In newspapers La...

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MARKKU SALO´S BEAUTY BOXES IN SOLO EXHIBITION

Markku Salo exhibits brand new Beauty Boxes in his solo exhibition in Gallery Uusitalo in Helsinki. Big boxes (appr. 40-50 cm high) are a praise to joy and beauty. Box is a theme that has occupied Markku Salo´s interest often during his 28-year long...

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NEW AND RETROSPECTIVE WORKS IN MADRID

Markku Salo´s soloexhibition in Museo de Arte en Vidrio de Alcorcón Madrid will take place on 13th May 2010 in Madrid. The exhibition is retrospective and will include new works of art from spring 2010, too. The exhibition shows Markku Salo´s 27 year long career as a...

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EXHIBITION IN LA GRANJA IN YOU TUBE

Markku Salo´s solo exhibition in La Granja, a spanish glass center, will take place from 27th September 2010 to 16th January 2011. The exhibition includes works of art from Salo´s 27 year long career as a glass artist. There are new works from this year, too. La...

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