The Marimekko Siirtolapuutarha & Räsymatto dinnerware line is a cleverly detailed tableware collection by Marimekko that takes the viewer through a tale of country life in an urban setting.
Maija Louekari’s patterns have been carefully designed to suit the size and shape of each simple piece, designed by Sami Ruotsalainen. The line drawings of Siirtolapuutarha (Community Garden or Allotment) depict intricate vegetables and labyrinthine buildings that flow from one piece to the next, a perfect complement to the simple, geometric design of Räsymatto (Rag rug). The potpourri of sizes, shapes, colors and patterns of the Marimekko Ovia collection will work well with your own solid tableware, and will definitely bring interesting conversations to your table.
One of the first patterns for Marimekko's Oiva tableware collection was Maija Louekari's eye-catching print. An inspiration from allotment gardens, the first tableware collection was Marimekko's Siirtolapuutarha (city garden) pattern which tells a story of a journey from the busy city to the brimming garden filled with flowers and vegetables. Paired with the Räsymatto pattern which translates an old rag rug into a quirky new modern look. Siirtolapuutarha & Räsymatto dinnerware is such a unique collection because each of the pieces tells a different part of the story and was designed just for Marimekko. This dinnerware collection was designed to be everlasting and officially hit the stores in 2009 and instantly become a big hit. Today, the collection continues to be very popular and attracts many new devotes.
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 home décor in seam... More Marimekko