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We're obsessed with Klaus Haapaniemi's designs for homewares company Iittala—the brilliant colors and quirky, straight-faced, expressive animals are right up our alley, they appeal to the imaginative weird kid inside our black-clad, too-jaded, grown-up selves. No surprise, though, that Haapaniemi's work appeals to fashion industry eyeballs—he's also worked for major fashion companies—creating prints and illustrations for Cacharel, Marimekko, Dolce & Gabbana, and Levi's.
· Iittala [Official Site]