Eläköön elämä blanket

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Description

Eläköön elämä blanket by Marimekko is adorned with a lively flower pattern designed by Maija Louekari. The blanket is made of a soft and warm blend of wool, cotton and polyamide and finished with fringed ends.

Released in 2019, Alku (”the beginning”) and Eläköön elämä (”salute to life”) patterns celebrate the 10th anniversary of two Marimekko classics, Maija Louekari’s Siirtolapuutarha collection and Sami Ruotsalainen’s Oiva tableware range. 

Manufacturer:
Marimekko
Design:
Maija Louekari
Material:
60% cotton, 25% wool, 15% polyamide
Colour:
White, black, green
Length:
180 cm
Width:
130 cm
Care instructions:
Dry clean only

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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