Meaning spring in Italian, "Primavera" is a pattern painted by Maija Isola when she was living in Oran, Algeria. Because of this, it's thought it has a touch of homesickness in it. Perhaps Isola was yearning to be back in Finland where wildflowers like marigold bloom in the morning dew. Here, the flowers are stunning in shades of soft lilac and lush green on crisp white stoneware. As the name suggests, this bowl is perfect for salad but also ideal for sandwiches and other small-portion meals. It's conveniently microwave, oven, freezer, and dishwasher safe for daily use.
Care: Microwave, oven, freezer, and dishwasher safe
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
Love this - goes great with the matching cereal bowl and tea mug
Very colourful, goes great with wooden organic decor. Also, it's great for salads, cakes, even as a serving dish. I like that becuase there's this tiny rim, no worries about any sauce spilling over. It's very sturdy.
No functional cons. Just cosmetic - it's a unique design so those thinking this will mix and match well with other Marimekko's will be in for a disappointment.
Cute and the perfect size
July 27, 2020
Got to use as a breakfast set with matching mug. Fun, fresh design and great quality - dishwasher friendly too.