Tapio Wirkkala(1915 - 1985)
Finnish designer and sculptor, a major figure of post-war design. His work ranges from plastic ketchup bottles and metalware to glass, ceramics and plywood in a range of styles. He designed the Finnish markka banknotes introduced in 1955. His range was immense, designing glassware, stoneware, and jewelry for mass production, as well as individual sculptures in several media.