A heavily populated print, the mini Papajo wave pattern was designed by Annika Rimala in the late 1960’s. Her aim was to encapsulate the peaceful roll of ocean waves and incorporate it into a small scale repeating design. Entranced by the optical illusive ability of the print, Marimekko designer Mika Piirainen covered his rectangular-shaped Ramiro handbag in the lively pattern. Comfortably resting on your shoulder, the bag’s interior is fully lined with two interior pockets.
MATERIAL: Lightweight cotton canvas and polyamide lining
PATTERN: Papajo (by Annika Rimala)
Strap Length: approximately 19” (7.5 cm)
The bold prints of Marimekko are the first to come to mind for many when thinking about Finnish design. Marimekko’s impact reaches beyond Finland, however, as Marimekko is said to be one of the world’s first real lifestyle brands offering fashion and accessories alongside h... More Marimekko
A Finnish artist born in 1969, Mika Piirainen graduated from the Lahti Institute of Design and signed-on with Marimekko in 1994 as a fashion designer. His specialty lies in creating new bag designs but he also is adept in creating clothing, umbrellas, hats and accessories. Known for neat an... More Mika Piirainen