Description

Marimekko’s Siirtolapuutarha blanket features Maija Louekari’s cheerful pattern that depicts beautiful summer flowers growing in allotment gardens. The soft, fringed cotton blanket is coloured with a timeless combination of off-white and black, making it a lovable decoration and nap blanket on a sofa or bed.

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Siirtolapuutarha blanket, black - off white

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Colour
Black, off-white
Material
100% cotton
Length
180 cm
Width
130 cm
Care instructions
Gentle wash in 30 °C

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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