Fujiwo Ishimoto is a Japanese textile and ceramic artist who joined Marimekko in 1974 and was employed by the design house until 2006.
A master of many different styles and techniques, Fujiwo has created around 400 fabric prints for Marimekko. The influence of nature can be clearly felt in nearly all of his designs. He also has a brilliant talent for creating changing moods with colors. Fujiwo’s patterns, such as Kuiskaus (whisper), Lepo (rest), and Ostjakki (Khanty), have become widely cherished classics.