What’s new: Metsovaara mohair throws

Home sweet home just got even sweeter with Metsovaara’s new mohair blankets! These throws add a touch of Finnish flair to your living room in colorful and cozy manner.

Metsovaara's Helmiäinen mohair throw
What could brighten up a home more than sheer shades of green and blue? The Helmiäinen throw boasts an ocean-inspired color scheme that is sure to catch the eye.

MARJATTA METSOVAARA was one of the most important Finnish textile designers back in the 1960s. She designed both art and interior textiles and was especially known for her bold and experimental approach to patterns, colors, and materials.

Marjatta Metsovaara gained also international acclaim: she won gold at the Milan Triennale in 1960, and her jacquard fabrics have been covering many famous hotels such as the Hilton and Four Seasons, as well as numerous public buildings ranging from the Berlin Philharmonic to the White House. Not to even mention that when traveling on Belgian and Dutch railways or British Airways planes, you may have sat on seats upholstered with Metsovaara fabrics.

Marjatta Metsovaara
Marjatta Metsovaara, one of the most important Finnish textile designers of the 1960s, is particularly known for her colorful prints.

Finnish Design Shop has curated a collection of Marjatta Metsovaara's most beautiful patterns and designs from the 1960s, which are brought to life in fluffy, soft mohair throws.

Whether you're a fan of pretty pastels, calm color combinations or stunning shades, you're sure to find the right throw to adorn your home or keep you warm on a chilly evening.

Metsovaara's Satakieli throw
Metsovaara's Satakieli throw gets its name from one very skilled songbird: the name “Satakieli” translates to “nightingale”.

Made in South Africa, each Metsovaara throw is produced of a combination of soft mohair yarn and wool using slow-speed power looms that give the throw a premium, almost hand-crafted aesthetic. The fabric is then brushed to give it a classic look and a fluffy feel.

Metsovaara's Karpalo Pastel throw
The bold and wild Karpalo Pastel throw is shining in bright and vibrant shades of red and yellow. The name Karpalo, Finnish for “cranberry”, perhaps alludes to the colors.
Metsovaara's Pinkki throw
The Pinkki mohair throw charms with its pretty pastel shades – Pinkki is Finnish for “bright pink”.

The look of each throw is crowned with the signature Metsovaara fringes in different colors. The total length of the throw is 2 meters so feel free to crawl under the blanket all by yourself or with your significant other!

See also:

All products by Metsovaara >
All textiles at Finnish Design Shop >

Text: Susa Pääkkönen Images: Metsovaara

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