The Marimekko Tarhuri tray is made from birch veneer with Maija Louekari’s colourful pattern design laminated on the front. Named after the Finnish word for “gardener”, the pattern depicts various Mother Earth’s gifts that represent the joy that only self-grown fruits and vegetables can bring – the crop from your own garden always tastes the best.


Tarhuri tray, white - red - green



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Birch, paper
White, red, green
20 cm
27 cm
Care instructions
Hand wash

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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