Anu Penttinen
Anu Penttinen (b.1974) is a Finnish designer known for her expertise in glass. As a glass artist, Penttinen’s art reflects her interest in the phenomena and details of the urban environment. Her design process begins with bold colors and clear lines. She combines traditional glass techniques with modern imagery, forms and textures and uses an extensive color palette. Penttinen’s work has shown in various exhibitions in Finland and abroad. Vitriini, which Penttinen designed for Iittala, was awarded both the prestigious iF Golden design award and a Fennia Prize commendation in 2012.