Aino-Maija Metsola

Aino-Maija Metsola

Aino-Maija Metsola is a Helsinki-based freelance illustrator and designer who graduated with an MA in graphic design from the University of Art and Design Helsinki.

With her immense interest in colour, Aino-Maija creates bold yet subtle prints using different techniques ranging from watercolour to ink, markers and gouache. 

Aino-Maija has been collaborating with Marimekko since 2006. Her most recognisable designs for Marimekko are Jurmo (name of an island) and Juhannustaika (Midsummer magic) as well as the Sääpäiväkirja (Weather Diary) series of painterly patterns for tableware and textiles. 

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