Called Omppu (Apple), this piece is part of the Marikyläläiset collection by Jenni Tuominen. The bottom portion is a familiar shape from the Marimekko Oiva dinnerware line, while the top features the playful face of girl with a bowl. The two parts separate and rejoin to act as storage for supplies or trinkets while the bottom part can be used as a bowl on its own when needed. Though Omppu can serve many functions, it's truly a piece of collectible art at heart. Each one is hand-painted to have its own unique personality, much like the child it depicts. It will add a bit of whimsy and wonder to bookshelves, mantles, countertops and more. Boxed in the Marimekko 70th anniversary packaging, it also makes for a fantastic gift.
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
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