Oiva Toikka

Finnish glass designer and ceramist (1931-2019)

Oiva Kalervo Toikka (29 May 1931 – 22 April 2019) was a Finnish glass designer. He designed for Iittala. He was best known for his bird designs for Iittala. He trained in ceramics at the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. He also worked as a stage and costume designer. He designed textiles for Marimekko.

Toikka in 1958

Toikka was born in Viipuri. He died on 22 April 2019, at the age of 87.[1]

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  1. "Renowned artist and designer Oiva Toikka dies". News Now Finland. 23 April 2019. Archived from the original on 23 April 2019. Retrieved 24 April 2019.

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