Marimekko's prints have the ability to merge modern and retro in a timeless way. Called Alku (Initial), the design depicts the seeds from which the flowers of the Eläköön Elämä pattern grew. Together these two patterns celebrate the 10th anniversary of Maija Louekari’s Siirtolapuutarha pattern and Sami Ruotsalainen’s Oiva dishes. Made from 100% cotton, this apron is a modern bistro style, meaning it ties around the waist. It also has a large front pocket, perfect for holding recipes or tools while you work between stations in the kitchen.
The bold, effusive prints and textiles of Marimekko are the first to come to mind for many when thinking about Finnish design. Founded in 1951 by Finnish couple Viljo and Armi Ratia, the name Marimekko translated literally means "Mary-dress." Marimekko’s impact reaches beyo... More Marimekko
The award-winning Finnish designer Maija Louekari (born 1982) received her Master's in design and B.A. in interior decoration from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. She made her big break after winning a design competition organized by the University of Art and Design Helsinki ... More Maija Louekari