Räsymekko slippers, black-white

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Marimekko’s Räsymatto slippers feature Maija Louekari’s attractive pattern in black and white. Räsymatto, Finnish for rag rug, depicts the texture of traditional rag rugs in a delightful, graphic manner. The comfy slippers are made of soft cotton and a rubber sole, and they are perfect to wear after a sauna or a bath.

Siirtolapuutarha and Räsymatto collections have a pleasant feel of nostalgia. The clean, streamlined Oiva ceramic ware, were designed by Sami Ruotsalainen, and the Siirtolapuutarha and Räsymatto patterns by Maija Louekari. They tell stories about country life in an urban environment. The collection’s cups, mugs, bowls, plates and textiles can be combined in various ways and according to mood and occasion – they are perfect for both everyday use and festivities. Räsymatto and Siirtolapuutarha will cheer up your home for years to come.

Manufacturer:
Marimekko
Design:
Maija Louekari
Material:
Cotton, rubber sole
Sizes:
S, M, L
Colour:
White, black

Designer

Maija Louekari

Maija Louekari

The Finnish designer Maija Louekari (b. 1982) is well-known for the textile prints she designed for Marimekko. Maija has studied at the University of Art and Design Helsinki and the starting point of her career was in 2003 when she won the design competition Nuoren elämän raamit (The Setting for a Young Life). 

The competition was organized by the University of Art and Design Helsinki and Marimekko and Maija Louekari won with the print Hetkiä (Moments), which captures an everyday moment at the central Esplanadi Park in Helsinki. Maija Louekari gets the inspiration for her fabrics from everyday life, from small things that surround her, people, sounds, feelings, etc. For each of her prints there’s an interesting story behind. Among her most important patterns there are for instance Ho-Hoi and Kaiku which depict traditional Finnish landscapes, Satakieli and Karkuteillä, which is a joyful pattern which features three pals who have escaped from the zoo, and who before returning to their natural habitats have gone shopping in the city, as can be seen from the elephant's chic boots. One of Maija Louekari’s latest works are the patterns for Marimekko’s tableware collection In Good Company (2009), which features such prints as Siirtolapuutarha, Puutarhurin parhaat and Räsymatto.

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