- Oiva - Unikko plate 20 cm, white - beige
Marimekko’s Unikko plate features Maija Isola’s iconic floral pattern in white and beige. The ceramic plate is part of Sami Ruotsalainen’s clean-lined Oiva tableware collection that suits both casual and festive settings.
The Unikko pattern came about in 1964 after Armi Ratia, the founder of Marimekko, had announced in public that no floral fabrics are designed at Marimekko. Maija Isola did not accept rules or restrictions and designed in protest a complete collection of bold floral patterns: Unikko, a Finnish word that means poppy. Today, Unikko is one of Marimekko's best-known patterns and recognized around the world.
- Sami Ruotsalainen
- White, beige
- 20 cm
- Care instructions:
- Safe for dishwasher, oven, microwave and freezer
Sami Ruotsalainen is a Finnish designer who graduated from the University of Art and Design Helsinki in 2005 with a Master’s Degree in ceramic and glass design. Among the most important works by Sami Ruotsalainen, there are the Maku series designed for Arabia and the Oiva tableware collection, recently created for Marimekko.
Sami Ruotsalainen has designed the strong and clean shapes of the tableware set, while the decorations are by Marimekko's pattern designers. Sami Ruotsalainen has had a long working relationship with Marimekko, having acted as an assistant to Kristina Isola amongst others, and is now part of the Marimekko design team. View all products
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