The Moominmamma mug from Arabia’s Moomin collection is adorned with a charming illustration of Moominmamma working on her vegetable patch with her maid, Misabel. Misabel has been hired to take care of the Moominhouse after Mrs. Fillyjonk suggested Moominmamma might need help in keeping her messy home in order. The reverse side of the mug, however, shows that Moominmamma can also take it easy and isn’t bothered by small things like mess and clutter.

The mugs, bowls and plates of Arabia’s Moomin Classics tableware collection illustrate the characters of Moominvalley. The first pieces of Arabia’s Moomin tableware came out already in the 1950s, and their large-scale production began in 1990. All the illustrations are done by Tove Slotte who draws inspiration from the original drawings by Tove Jansson. The form of the collection comes from Arabia’s timeless ceramic Teema tableware designed by Kaj Franck.

Moomin mug, Moominmamma, marmelade


22.90 €


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3 dl

Tove Slotte

Tove Slotte (b.1957) is a Finnish illustrator and graphical designer. Before becoming a designer she studied ceramics. Slotte worked at the Finnish design company Arabia 1985-1990 an today she works as a freelance designer. She is known for illustrating the popular Moomin-products of Iittala and Arabia. She picks up the themes from the original drawings of Tove Jansson and modifies them to fit the products.

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