Kukkuluuruu by Marimekko

Totem-like animals, Eastern aesthetics and caleidoscopic geometrical shapes peep out of Kukkuluuruu patterns by British-Finnish designer Sanna Annukka for Marimekko Autumn/Winter collection.

Kukkuluuruu by Marimekko

Kukkuluuruu (peek-a-boo) brings a playful and vibrant mood to fabrics, tableware, kitchen accessories and bed linens. The collection mixes different cultural influences in an unconventional way; indeed,  it is inspired by the cross-border aesthetics of Karelia region between Russia and Finland.

Kukkuluuruu by Marimekko

The Kukkuluuru family will be complete also by Kukkuu (cuckoo) stationery products. Born in Finland at the meeting point of East and West, Marimekko collections interplays between different cultures, art and design.


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Studio Job Archives Wallpaper
Studio Job Archives Wallpaper
Studio Job Archives Wallpaper
Studio Job Archives Wallpaper
Studio Job Archives Wallpaper
Studio Job Archives Wallpaper

Kukkuluuruu by Marimekko

British-Finnish designer Sanna Annukka shaped her own style blending her Lapland childhood memories with the world citizen attitude of a curious traveller. Indeed, her work expresses her love of pattern, decoration and mythology so often found in the legacy of traditional cultures. www.sanna-annukka.com

Kukkuluuruu by Marimekko


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Grow House Grow: Sister Cities - Photo: courtesy of Katie Deedie.

Grow House Grow: Sister Cities – Photo: courtesy of Katie Deedie.


Kukkuluuruu by Marimekko

 

Kukkuluuruu by Marimekko

Photos:courtesy of Marimekko – www.marimekko.com