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Hand-painted Oiva Collectibles

It's the 10th anniversary of Marimekko's Oiva (superb) tableware, designed by Sami Ruotsalainen. To celebrate, we have introduced a limited edition collection of extra-large Oiva cups and bowls. Each oversized mug and bowl is painted by hand and is one-of-a-kind. There are no two alike in the world.

handpainted oiva collectible
handpainted oiva collectible

"At Marimekko, there is always room for joy and experimenting - and that's what these unique pieces are all about. The jubilee Oiva pieces can be seen as sculptures as well as homeware. The use of these over-sized, charismatic items is up to the imagination."

- Sami Ruotsalainen

handpainted oiva collectible
handpainted oiva collectible

The limited-edition collection features a total of 100 numbered items, each hand-painted at the ceramics factory by Sami Ruotsalainen or Maija Louekari, the designer behind the beloved Siirtolapuutarha (City Garden) and Räsymatto (Rag Rug) prints. Of the 100 items, only 16 will be available for purchase in the United States. 

The artwork reflects Marimekko's design language, sketched florals and abstract lines. Each cup and bowl is a distinctive piece of art.

"Inspired by the lush greenery and energetic, wild growth of tropical gardens, we painted the cups and bowls with bold brushstrokes. The result is a range of slightly surrealistic one-of-a-kind pieces that come with surprises."

- Maija Louekari

Maija Louekari

Designer Maija Louekari

Sami Ruotsalainen

Designer Sami Ruotsalainen

White Oiva Collectibles

In addition to the hand-painted pieces, the collection includes a total of 300 white over-sized cups and bowls. Only 20 of the large white Oiva pieces will be available to purchase in the United States. These limited edition Oiva items are numbered collectibles. The collection will be launched at Milan Design Week, April 9-14, 2019, and will be available in Marimekko flagship stores from April 2019.

Maija Louekari handpainted oiva collectible

The oversized Oiva cups and bowls were hand-painted at the ceramics factory by Sami Ruotsalainen and Maija Louekari.

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