Sep 23, 2009 10:26 AM
We're running with this cute owl trend, even if it's been around a while. Here it is in the beautifully colored iittala Taika Espresso Cup ($11). The Taika ("magic" in Finnish) ceramic pattern was orchestrated by acclaimed Finnish designers Heikki Orvola and Klaus Haapaniemi. Their multi-generational perspective has yielded a beautiful and fascinating pattern that reminds us of curious magical flourishes of the imagination. Aptly named, no?