Known for combining expressive and abstract figures with familiar, everyday shapes, Barcelona-based German artist Sabine Finckenauer crafted both the Losange and Kalendi prints by using oil pastels on paper. Losange features a green heraldic symbol that appears on historical buildings and blazons, while the red figure on Kalendi resembles another type of historical artifact, a goblet-like chalice. Combining different shades of red, green and blue on top of a grid-like backdrop, this Marimekko tea towel set of two perfectly compliments each other while telling a symbolic story in the kitchen. The cotton-linen material is machine washable and includes a hanging loop for display while not in use.
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