MAIJA ISOLA's (1927-2001) remarkable career as a TEXTILE DESIGNER began at Printex, Marimekko's predecessor, in 1949 and lasted 38 years. She designed more than 500 fabric patterns, which cover an amazingly diverse range of motifs and design techniques. She drew inspiration from folk art and modern visual art alike, from nature and her trips around the world. Her designs, such as Kivet (stones), Unikko (poppy) and Kaivo (well), continue to be an essential part of Marimekko's collections.
covet garden - blog Armi Ratia once said: "I don't really sell clothes. I sell a way of living. These are designs, not fashions... I sell an idea rather than dresses." Marimekko, 60s behind-the-scenes snapshots of life at the factory and studio. Clearly having fun.
Maija Isola - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, Principle textile designer for Marimekko
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Maija Isola (born 15 March 1927 in Riihimäki, Finland, died 3 March 2001) was a leading Finnish designer of printed textiles. She also had a career as a visual artist
Вера Чаплина с львенком Кинули. Май 1935. Фото М.Маркова-Гринберга
Katsuji Wakisaka In the 1970’s, Marimekko desired to expand their horizons and pursued the talents of two impressive Japanese textile artists, Katsuji Wakisaka and Fujiwo Ishimoto. In particular, Katsuji Wakisaka introduced new aesthetics which enriched and expanded the Marimekko style.