Maija Louekari's interpretation of thirsty rooftop gardens is depicted on the canopy of the Marimekko Siirtolapuutarha Turquoise/Green Auto Lux Umbrella. At the first sign of a drizzle, simply press the button on the handle to unfurl the generous cover and do the same simple action to close it. Afterwards, simply store in the matching zippered sleeve and stow away in a backpack or tote bag until the rain returns.
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
The award-winning Finnish designer Maija Louekari (born 1982) received her Master's in design and B.A. in interior decoration from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. She made her big break after winning a design competition organized by the University of Art and Design Helsinki ... More Maija Louekari