The Marimekko Maisema Fabric was designed by Fujiwo Ishimoto in 1982. Ishimoto was praised for his ability to harness a wide spectrum of drawing tools and materials; Ishimoto’s use of crayon to create this multi-layered and blended print gives the Maisema fabric originality. This multi-faceted print spurned an entire patchwork collection named Maisema or “landscape” in Finnish. Created to mimic Finland’s dramatic change in seasons, the subtle colors and patterns result in a versatile fabric pattern that can be used in countless ways.
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Marimekko, well known for its bold patterns and organic designs, has experienced a resurgence in popularity. FinnStyle offers hundreds of Marimekko products in both new and classic designs. From Marimekko handbags to Marimekko home accents for your bedroom, bathroom and kitchen, you can buy... ( More Marimekko )
Attracted to Marimekko from the very beginning, Japanese-born Fujiwo Ishimoto found harmony between Japanese and Finnish design. Modern and minimalistic, his simple, clean and pure prints were eventually met great success at Marimekko.
Ishimoto began his long career with Marimekko in 1974... ( More Fujiwo Ishimoto )
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