OMTÄNKSAM Vase, light grey, 18 cm
OMTÄNKSAM Vase, light grey, 18 cm
OMTÄNKSAM Vase, light grey, 18 cm
OMTÄNKSAM Vase, light grey, 18 cm

The shape of this vase makes it easy to lift, carry and wash. Also available in a larger size and is included in the OMTÄNKSAM collection – ergonomic products designed with care.

Article Number704.235.05

Product details

The design makes the vase easy to lift, carry and wash - and the soft shape means that it’s extra nice to the stems of your freshly cut flowers.Use the vase with flowers or alone, as a beautiful object in its own right.The vase is perfect for tulips and other short-stemmed flowers.The glass vase is mouth blown by a skilled craftsperson.Designer

P Amsell/B Berlin

  • Glass
    Handwash only.
  • The material in this product may be recyclable. Please check the recycling rules in your community and if recycling facilities exist in your area.
  • OMTÄNKSAMVaseArticle no:704.235.05
    Height: 18 cmWeight: 0.85 kgDiameter: 16 cmPackage(s): 1

Product size

18 cm
14.5 cm


OMTÄNKSAM Vase, light grey, 18 cm

Because we all need a hand sometimes

We don't always like to admit it, but at some time in life we all could use a little more support around the home. It might be a more supportive chair when pregnant, a longer shoehorn after running a marathon, or just more everyday assistance due to the natural process of ageing. That’s where the OMTÄNKSAM range comes in. Designed with input from ergonomists, physiotherapists and researchers in the care industry, it makes activities around the home safer, easier and more comfortable. Little surprise that the Swedish word OMTÄNKSAM simply means "caring”.

Our creative leader Britt Monti was the main force that pushed the project forward. "If you look into IKEA catalogues from the 60's you'll see we used to speak about comfort and support for older people or people with back problems for example," Britt explains. "But since the 80's we just didn't have this customer in mind when developing a range." Britt spoke with researchers, physiotherapists and doctors as well as people working in the caretaking field. The research gave a better picture on how best to support the body in doing basic household activities.

Style and ergonomic design can work together

"We wanted the range to be something that you would be proud to have in your home from a style perspective, the only difference is that in function it's more user friendly and supportive." For Britt one of the standouts has been a new take on tableware. "I've been interviewing people living in elderly homes and one thing that stood out was that a lot of people stopped using their porcelain when they ate because they're afraid it would break, or that they might feel clumsy using it," Britt says. The OMTÄNKSAM range helps people keep their independence and do the things they've always been able to do, whether it's putting on shoes, enjoying a drink or getting out of their chair.

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Designer thoughts

Designer thoughts

"Our starting point was to create vases that make flowers thrive. That’s why we decided on shapes that give foliage and stems the room and support they need. OMTÄNKSAM vases are also easy to lift, carry and wash. You can use them separately or combine several. We hope that the vases will make you and your flowers feel good – every day."

Designers Pia Amsell and Barbro Berlin

Vase, light grey18 cm

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OMTÄNKSAM Vase, light grey, 18 cm