Opening hours during December

Our gallery in Helsinki is open Wed-Fri 11-18 and Sat 11-16. Our glass studio in Riihimäki is open Tue-Sat
10-18. Both gallery & glass studio will start their Christmas holidays on Friday the 21st of December.

Alakoski: Crackle

Every Crackle vase is a unique mouth blown piece.

Limited edition colors for 2018

Sweet colors, what do you think? The names for 2018 limited edition of colored Vihma glass mortars are Sweet summer honey (orange), Olive in my drink (green) and Roses at the backyard (pink).

Glass Artists

Marja Hepo-aho

Mouthblown Mafka glass products are created by glass artist Marja Hepo-aho.

Kari Alakoski

Master glassblower has made his way to Riihimäki through Iittala and Nuutajärvi.

News & events

Ideas for Christmas presents from the gallery

Next week our gallery in Helsinki will be open on Wednesday the 19th and Thursday the 20th at 11-18 before heading towards the Christmas holidays. Stop by to get glass presents to place under the tree! Here are some ideas for Christmas presents. The Crackle vases and...

Opening hours during December

From Wednesday 12.12. to Thursday 20.12. our gallery in Helsinki is open Wed-Fri at 11-18 and Sat at 11-16. The glass studio in Riihimäki is open as usual Tue-Sat 10-18.

Made by HER exhibition in Hong Kong

At the beginning of December, the artworks by glass artist Marja Hepo-aho will be presented in Design Pier exhibition at the USAGI Gallery in Hong Kong. The exhibition theme is “Made by her” and it celebrates the creative power of female designers and artists. The exhibition is on from 5th to 9th of December and is a part of the official program of Business of Design Week.

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Experience glassblowing

Come and experience glassblowing yourself at the glass studio in Riihimäki!
Birthday, bachelor party, evening with colleagues… Experience evenings work well also for groups!

Enchanting glass

Glass artist Marja Hepo-aho and Master Glassblower Kari Alakoski have their Glass studio Mafka&Alakoski in premises of a former glass factory in Riihimäki, Finland.

You are welcomed to visit the glass studio and see the glassblowers at work!
If you are travelling from a distance, we recommend to give us a call in advance
and check the glass studio is open on that day.

Web store

It’s easy to order our products online!

Gallery & shop in Helsinki and Glass studio in Riihimäki

The gallery & shop in Helsinki is located in a heart of Punavuori area and is a member of the Design District Helsinki.

The Glass studio in Riihimäki works in premises of a former glass factory. You are welcome to visit both places!

Gallery & shop
in Helsinki

Galleria Mafka&Alakoski

Iso Roobertinkatu 19
00120 Helsinki

Opening hours: Wed-Fri 11-18, Sat 11-16

Contact information:
Ammi +358 44 989 8173

Glass studio
in Riihimäki

Glass studio Mafka&Alakoski

Lasitehtaanaukio 2
11910 Riihimäki

Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10-18

Contact information:
Marja  +358 40 554 9939

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