ARABIA APPLIED ART DEPARTMENTThe Arabia Applied Art Department of Arabia Porcelain Factory started
in the beginnig of 1940s. At the first tThe head of this department was Olga Osol, and after her, since early 1960´s, Rickhard Lindh.
Fifty skilled craftsmen, including creative artists Hilkka-Liisa Ahola, Olga Osol, Svea Granlund, Annikki Hovisaari, Gunvor Olin, Kaarina Aho, Ulla Procopé, Raija Uosikkinen and Esteri Tomula worked under him.
The artists designed models and patterns that were copied by hand.
Every piece originating from this department was provided with the trade mark "Arabia Handicraft".
The production included vases through wall plaques, hand painted coffee and tea cups to complete table sets.