Theatre box-shaped shelves by Cecilie Manz
feature in Iittala's latest collection

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Milan 2014: Finnish design brand Iittala is showing a collection of boxy shelves, plywood furniture and glass lamps in Milan this week (+ slideshow).

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Aitio wall storage by Cecilie Manz

The homeware collection includes a series of metal storage units by Danish designer Cecilie Manz. Called Aitio – meaning theatre box in Finnish – these can be wall-mounted to hold small objects.

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Aitio wall storage by Cecilie Manz and Leimu lamp by Magnus Pettersen

These shelves are made from powder-coated steel and come in a variety of whites and greys, as well as yellow. There are also plastic hooks that clip over the edges. "My focus with Aitio was functionality, simplicity and aesthetics," said Cecilie Manz.

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Kerros shelf by Matti Klenell

The Kerros shelf by Swedish designer Matti Klenell is a side table made of plywood, which can also be used as a tray. Klenell described the shelf as "a new kind of object that sits somewhere between furniture and a household product".

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Leimu lamp by Magnus Pettersen

Additions to Iittala's lighting collection include a new grey version of the Leimu lamp by Norwegian designer Magnus Pettersen, the Kuukuna lamp by Oiva Toikka and the Nappula Candelabra by Matti Klenell.

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Leimu lamp by Magnus Pettersen

The Kuukuna, a mouth-blown glass light, was originally designed in 1986 by Toikka and has been resurrected in a slightly larger version.

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Kuukuna lamp by Oiva Toikka

Klenell's six-candled candelabra comes in white and has evolved from the single candleholders designed by Klenell in 2012. These are now available in red and yellow. All are made from powder-coated steel.

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Nappula candelabra by Matti Klenell and Kuukuna Lamp by Oiva Toikka

The designs are on show at in hall 16, place D30, at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile from 8 to 13 April.