Alku mug 2-pack from Finnish brand Marimekko has a pattern inspired by beans or seeds. Alku is the Finnish word for beginning and the pattern symbolises seeds before they grow into verdant plants. The talented designer behind this amazing pattern is Maija Louekari. Serve loved ones coffee, hot chocolate or dessert in these beautiful little stoneware cups. Mix and match the Alku mugs with other beautiful products from Marimekko for a stylish set.