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11 February, 2015

Every Design has a Story: Tyrsky

The Tyrsky (surf ) pattern was inspired by beautiful, windy summer days at sea. The pattern reflects the forms of foamy wave crests and the feeling that the strength of a sea breeze can give you.

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4 February, 2015

Every Design has a Story: Meriheinä & Merivuokko

Kustaa Saksi, the latest addition to Marimekko’s print design team, became inspired by the colors and atmosphere of the underwater world while scuba diving in Vietnam. The depth of the sea and the rhythm of the abstract forms of aquatic organisms are reflected in the Merivuokko (sea anemone) pattern, while the Meriheinä (seagrass) print depicts the organised chaos of freely swaying sea-floor vegetation.

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4 February, 2015

Meet the Designer - Kustaa Saksi

Meet Kustaa Saksi, the latest addition to Marimekko's print design team. Kustaa Saksi created the Merivuokko & Meriheina prints included in the SS15 Home collection. In this interview he tells us about the inspiration behind the two aquatic prints, his ideal mindscape and personal favorite Marimekko product.

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