Arabia Finland

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Arabia: Arabia is a Finnish ceramics company, founded in 1873 by Rörstrand and currently owned by Fiskars. Arabia specializes in kitchen utensils and crockery.
The original porcelain factory in Arabia is located in Toukola (Helsinki); now it houses the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
Ulla Procopé, Esteri Tomula and Kaj Franck were among the best known artists and designers of the company.
The Arabia factory in Finland was closed in 2016.

Olga Osol is a (more unknown) designer who worked at Arabia Finland. She started as an assistant to artist Greta-Lisa Jäderholm-Snellman in 1926. She worked for Arabia until 1971 and was head of the Applied Arts Department.

Olga Osol (1905-1994) her most popular design was Myrna – named after Myrna Loy, American film star from the thirties. This traditional floral design with its gilt edges was produced from 1937 to 2005.
Other designs by Olga are: Botnia 1968, Bellis and Tunturi.