Called Ansiina, this lightweight Marimekko umbrella is small enough to fit inside your purse at just half a foot long. The telescope shaft is made of aluminum and the polyester fabric is adorned with Maija Isola's 1954 poppies in bright, retro shades of purple, red, green, and ivory. It open and closes manually with ease, and includes a matching sleeve and handle loop to stow and carry on-the-go.
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