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Ruusu x Hvitträsk hand towel by Lapuan Kankurit is adorned with an attractive rose pattern by Reeta Ek, Finnish Young Designer of the Year 2017. Ruusu x Hvitträsk is a collection of sauna textiles developed together with the National Museum of Finland. The rose theme derives from the National Romantic work of the Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen and his rural studio home Hvitträsk, which is today a museum. Ruusu x Hvitträsk towels are made of 100% linen and woven in Finland at the own weaving mill of Lapuan Kankurit.

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Ruusu x Hvitträsk hand towel, aspen green

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Material
100% washed European "Masters of Linen" linen
Colour
White, aspen green
Length
70 cm
Width
48 cm
Care instructions
Machine wash in 60 °C

Reeta Ek

Reeta Ek (b.1979) is an artist, who holds a Master’s degree in textile art from the Aalto University in Helsinki. She has worked as a textile designer for companies like Marimekko, Nanso and Lapuan Kankurit. Ek finds inspiration for her work from things in everyday life, rhythm and colors. According to Ek: ”Good ideas are often born in the morning by a cup of coffee and browsing the newspaper. However, you can’t sit down and wait for the inspiration to come, but it evolves and grows by doing, and also through mistakes.” Reeta Ek won the Young Designer of the Year prize in September 2017.

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