Paratiisi

The enchanting Paratiisi series designed by Birger Kaipiainen is a well loved Arabia classic. Paratiisi combines strong, subtle design with rich decoration.The artistry of Paratiisi is bold and grand – the artist's personality lives on in the decorations. The clear colours of the decorations are testament to Kaipiainen's unique skill of combining colours. It only takes one Paratiisi object to bring a new atmosphere to the table and turn an everyday meal into a celebration.
Paratiisi serving platter oval 36 cm and Paratiisi bowl 23 cm are not guaranteed to be oven safe.

Designers

BIRGER KAIPIAINEN

Professor Birger Kaipiainen (1915-88) was one of Finland’s best-known ceramic artists. He spent most of his 50-year career creating unique art ceramics in Arabia’s art department. Kaipiainen’s colour-saturated, lush yet refined art inspired his contemporaries to call him "the prince of ceramics" and "the king of decorators". Kaipiainen received the honorary title of Professor in 1977.

Parts and colors

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    Cup 0,18 l
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    Saucer 14 cm
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    Cup 0,28 l
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    Plate 16,5 cm
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    Mug 0,24 l
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    Mug 0,35 l
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    Plate 21 cm
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    Plate 26 cm
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    Plate deep 17 cm
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    Plate oval 25 cm
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    Bowl 23 cm
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    Pitcher 0,55 l
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    Pitcher 1 l
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    Jar with lid 0,43 l
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    Serving platter oval 36 cm
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    Tureen with lid 2,8 l
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    Arabia plate 30 cm

Care instructions

OVEN SAFE

Arabia uses vitro porcelain, which is a modern, durable porcelain with a slightly off-white shade. All Arabia vitro porcelain ware is oven safe except Paratiisi serving platter 36 cm and Paratiisi bowl 23 cm. Arabia Uunikokki series has been especially designed to oven use. When using Arabia ware in oven, please do not take a dish straight from the oven and put it into a cold, wet surface or put it on steel. Do not either put a dish straight into a hot oven from the freezer.

When in the oven, the bottom of the dish must be completely covered with liquid or food throughout the heating process. It can stand 250 celsius degrees and must be at least 10 cm away from the grill elements. Cool before placing in freezer, do not put in a hot oven directly from the freezer.

MICROWAVE SAFE

All Arabia utility wares except dishes with gold or platinum decoration or metal parts are microwave safe.

FREEZER SAFE

All Arabia utility ware can be used in ovens and freezers. Do not take a dish straight from the oven and put it into a cold, wet surface or put it on steel. Do not put a dish straight into a hot oven from a freezer.

DISHWASHER SAFE

All Arabia products are dishwasher safe except dishes decorated with gold or platinum. Use a rinsing agent in the dishwasher to improve the results. Very dirty dishes can be soaked in hot water with detergent containing bleach. Cutlery made of soft steel, especially knives, may leave streaks of metal on a hard glazed surface that cannot be removed in a normal wash. (These can be removed by rubbing gently with metal polish.) Check the quality of cutlery when you buy it. To protect the glazing, avoid heavy rubbing when, for example, stacking plates.

Discussion on Arabia's beloved patterns (part of Helsinki Design Week programme)

On Saturday 16.9.2017 come to Arabia Store Esplanadi to hear how the Arabia beloved patterns series was created. Irina Viippola, Head of Design for Arabia, will interview designer and ceramic artist Heini Riitahuhta and deisgner, professor Heikki Orvola, and lead discussion with the audience. This event is part of the official programme for Helsinki Design Week. Saturday 16.9.2017 Arabia Store Esplanad, interview and discussion lead by Irina Viippola: Heini Riitahuhtaa (11:00am) and Heikki Orvola (12:00 noon). We look forward to seeing you! >>

Esteri – new series with Arabia’s beloved pattern.

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Ajankohtaista

Discussion on Arabia's beloved patterns (part of Helsinki Design Week programme)

On Saturday 16.9.2017 come to Arabia Store Esplanadi to hear how the Arabia beloved patterns series was created. Irina Viippola, Head of Design for Arabia, will interview designer and ceramic artist Heini Riitahuhta and deisgner, professor Heikki Orvola, and lead discussion with the audience. This event is part of the official programme for Helsinki Design Week. Saturday 16.9.2017 Arabia Store Esplanad, interview and discussion lead by Irina Viippola: Heini Riitahuhtaa (11:00am) and Heikki Orvola (12:00 noon). We look forward to seeing you! >>

Esteri – new series with Arabia’s beloved pattern.

Esteri – new series with Arabia’s beloved pattern. >>