The Babassu is a palm tree native to the Amazon forest, and Erja Hirvi's print of the same name captures the breezy beauty of its leaves. Simple, imperfect strokes give the design a hand-drawn beauty in shades of white, black, and blue. This long, narrow tray is the perfect sizes for a few small bites or as a coffee-table catchall. It's made from fabric laminated on birch plywood for a lightweight yet sturdy surface that will come in handy for entertaining or everyday living.
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
Priding herself on being able to retain a child-like sense of naïveté, textile designer Erja Hirvi creates playful printed patterns for modern design giant, Marimekko. Initially a student of weaving, by the suggestion of her teacher she applied to the University of Art and Design in Helsin... More Erja Hirvi