Siirtolapuutarha tea towel

1-2 months


AU$22.9516.50 €16.50 €£15.90$16.2516.50 €$16.25JP¥ 1,810SG$ 22.0014.90 €16.50 €16.50 €CHF 16.30$16.25C$21.6013.35 €16.50 €16.50 €16.50 €16.50 €16.50 €16.50 €16.50 €16.50 €¥ 112.00140,00 NOK13.35 €


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Description

Marimekko’s Siirtolapuutarha tea towel features Maija Louekari’s cheerful pattern that depicts beautiful summer flowers growing in allotment gardens. Made of cotton and linen blend, the towel has a hanging loop and measures 47 cm x 70 cm. This product is part of the collection Marimekko launched in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence.

Manufacturer:
Marimekko
Design:
Maija Louekari
Size:
47 cm x 70 cm
Material:
61% cotton, 39% linen
Colour:
Green, white, black

Designer

Maija Louekari

Maija Louekari

Finnish print designer Maija Louekari (b. 1982) is well-known especially for the textile prints designed for Marimekko. Louekari has studied at the University of Art and Design Helsinki, and in 2003 she won a design competition organized jointly by her university and Marimekko. She has worked as a freelance designer for Marimekko ever since.

Louekari finds inspiration for her patterns from everyday life and the small things, people and sounds that surround her. Also different environments from urban metropolises to Finnish forests contribute to her work. Most of Louekari’s large, uniform patterns have been hand-drawn, and she also likes to experiment with different techniques such as paper cutting. Among her most important works are the Siirtolapuutarha and Räsymatto patterns, originally designed for Marimekko's Oiva tableware range in 2009.

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