Traditional folklore receives a whimsy makeover in Sanna Annukka's Kukkuluuruu pattern. Inspired by Karelian heritage, totems and Eastern aesthetics, the vibrant and playful patterns mix different cultural influences in an unconventional way. On one towel, find two large-scale animal illustrations that resemble totems. Rows of deep and vibrant jewel-toned geometric shapes are topped off with a bear and a rooster. On the second towel, three columns of totem poles that consist of colorful shapes pop against a crisp white backdrop. Display these Marimekko Kukkuluuruu Tea Towels on hooks with the attached loops or folded across the handle of a towel rack or oven. This artistic beauty isn't just for decoration, though; the durable and absorbent cotton and linen blend makes this cloth handy for drying dishes, covering warm pastries or acting as an impromptu trivet.
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
Though born in Brighton, UK, Sanna Annukka considers Finland to be her spiritual home. She spent many childhood summers with her family in Northern Finland, where she would camp in the wilderness, pick berries, fish for wild salmon and help out on the family farm. This is where she discover... More Sanna Annukka