Alakoski: Crackle

Every Crackle vase is a unique mouth blown piece
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Limited edition of Vihma!

There are three colors and only 10 pieces made of each color. Limited edition mortars are numbered and signed.

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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

The opinion dividers

The last part of the Glass of the critiques summary focuses on the opinion dividers. You can find the previous parts here: Overlook of all the feedback and visitors’ favorites. As said in the first part of the summary, the visitors could be divided to two groups based...

Visitors’ favorites

The second part of the Glass of critiques feedback summary focuses on the designs that were given only positive mentions. In case you haven’t read the first part yet, you can find it here. Many of the functional glass products got to the top picks, especially drinking...

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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!

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Enchanting glass

The glass artists Marja Hepo-aho and Kari Alakoski have their Glass studio Mafka&Alakoski in a 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 coming from a distance, we recommend to call us in advance.

Web store

It’s easy to order our products online!
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Gallery 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 gallery and shop in Riihimäki are located right next to the glass studio.
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Gallery & Shop

Mafka&Alakoski Helsinki
Iso Roobertinkatu 19
00120 Helsinki

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

Contact information:
Ammi Lahtinen +358 400 593 686
ammi@mafka-alakoski.fi

Glass studio & Gallery

Mafka&Alakoski Riihimäki
Lasitehtaanaukio 2
11910 Riihimäki

Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10-18

Contact information:
Marja Hepo-aho +358 40 554 9939
marja.hepoaho@mafka.fi

Welcome to the fascinating world of glass!