A beautiful bold canopy, the Marimekko Kaivo Blue Mini Umbrella unfurls at the press of a button to release stylish protection against the rain. Originally designed in 1964 by Maija Isola, the bold graphic design uses shades of sapphire, royal blue and navy to create a calming mood that makes even the heaviest rain shower tolerable. The water-resistant polyester canopy, sturdy metal frame and automatic open and close mechanism provides convenient and well-constructed style.
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
Undisputedly the most famous textile designer to have existed at Marimekko, Maija Isola created over 500 prints during her long and colorful employment. The height of her design notoriety occurred during the 1960’s, right around the time when she created her explosive Unikko pattern. In add... More Maija Isola
I love how compact this umbrella is and the fabric design is beautiful. However, I find it difficult to fold up after using. It collapses nicely with the push of a button, but then it seems to have a mind of its own when I try to wrap it up.
May 10, 2013
The Kalvo Blue is beautiful and fun to open on a rainy day! Small enough to fit in a medium bag.
The umbrella is compact and opens quick with the push of a button. It also collapses with a push of a button.
The only drawback is how hard it is to collapse the handle.