Fujiwo Ishimoto is a Helsinki-based Japanese textile and ceramic artist who joined Marimekko in 1974.
A master of many different styles and techniques, Fujiwo has designed around 400 fabric prints for Marimekko. The influence of nature can be clearly felt in nearly all of his designs, whether figurative or abstract. He also has a brilliant talent for creating changing moods with colours. Many of the patterns designed by him have become widely beloved classics over the years.
Fujiwo has won several notable design awards, and his textiles and ceramics have been displayed in numerous solo and group exhibitions in different parts of the world.