Meaning “Bird Home” in Finnish, “Lintukotonen” refers to a paradise-like place for migrating birds in Finnish folklore. Look closely, and you may just find one perched in this pattern by Maija Louekari. It pops in black and white against an indigo blue backdrop, a stunning stage to any dish. Durable and easy-to-clean, the PVC coating on this Marimekko cotton placemat creates a slightly slick surface to make wiping them clean easy and to help resist stains.
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