Maija Isola's simple, modern Melooni (melon) pattern is featured here on a warm and inviting placemat. This casual pattern may remind some of the 1960's when it was originally created. The Marimekko Melooni Placemat is woven from different colored jute threads. This durable fiber requires less water and fertilizers to grow than cotton, for example, making it an environmentally friendly choice, on top of it being beautiful.
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