Maija Isola

Maija Isola’s (1927–2001) remarkable career as a textile designer began at Printex, Marimekko's predecessor, in 1949 and lasted 38 years.

Maija designed more than 500 fabric patterns, which cover an amazingly diverse range of motifs and design techniques. She drew inspiration for her work from traditional folk art and modern visual art alike, from nature and her countless trips around the world. Her designs, such as Unikko (poppy), Kivet (stones), and Kaivo (well), continue to be an essential part of Marimekko’s collections. Maija’s signature style has, for its part, had a significant impact on Marimekko’s iconic design language.

Prints by Maija Isola

In the shop

  • New in
    marimekko Melooni kitchen towel 47 x 70 cm linen, olive
    kitchen towel 47 x 70 cm
  • New in
    marimekko Kalasääski cotton fabric cotton, olive
    cotton fabric
    43,00 € / meter
  • New in
    marimekko Rannva Koppelo jersey tunic black, dark grey
    jersey tunic
  • Printed in Helsinki
    marimekko Ralli  cotton fabric cotton,, orange
    cotton fabric
    39,00 € / meter
  • New in
    marimekko Härkä paper napkin 33x33cm beige, charcoal, olive
    paper napkin 33x33cm
  • New in
    marimekko Leiot Stripe sweatshirt beige, black
    marimekko Leiot Stripe sweatshirt beige, black 2
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