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Maija Isola

The textile designer Maija Isola has designed over 500 patterns. The most popular is the Unikko pattern, which is a signature pattern for the brand Marimekko.
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Unikko mug 25 cl - beige-offwhite-blue - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko mug 25 cl, beige-offwhite-blue
$22.50$26.90
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Unikko mug 2.5 dl 2-pack - White-beige-aqua - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko mug 2.5 dl 2-pack, White-beige-aqua
$44.90$49.95
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Unikko mug 25 cl - White-beige - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko mug 25 cl, White-beige
$20.90$25.50
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Unikko plate beige-white - Ø20 cm - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko plate beige-white, Ø20 cm
$21.50$29.90
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Unikko kaffecup without handle 20 cl 2-pack - white-beige - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko kaffecup without handle 20 cl 2-pack, white-beige
$32.90$44.90
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Unikko mug 25 cl - white-blue - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko mug 25 cl, white-blue
$22.50$26.90
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Unikko mug 25 cl - white-lime - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko mug 25 cl, white-lime
$22.50$26.90
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Unikko mug 40 cl - white-beige - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko mug 40 cl, white-beige
$23.90$29.90
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Unikko tea mug 4 dl - red-white - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko tea mug 4 dl, red-white
$26.90$32.90
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Juhla Unikko mug 25 cl 2-pack - Pink-green - Marimekko
Marimekko
Juhla Unikko mug 25 cl 2-pack, Pink-green
$52
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Unikko napkin 33x33 cm 20-pack - white-silver - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko napkin 33x33 cm 20-pack, white-silver
$5$7.50
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Unikko oven mitt jute Ø25 cm - Beige-green - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko oven mitt jute Ø25 cm, Beige-green
$19.50$21.50
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Juhla Unikko mug 25 cl 2-pack - black and white - Marimekko
Marimekko
Juhla Unikko mug 25 cl 2-pack, black and white
$41.90$52
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Unikko bowl 2.5 dl - red-white - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko bowl 2.5 dl, red-white
$19.50$22.50
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Pieni Unikko cushion cover - black - Marimekko
Marimekko
Pieni Unikko cushion cover, black
$40.50$46
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Unikko coffee cup 20 cl - red-white - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko coffee cup 20 cl, red-white
$20.90$25.50
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Unikko bowl 2.5 dl - White-beige - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko bowl 2.5 dl, White-beige
$19.50$22.50
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Unikko mug 25 cl - red-white - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko mug 25 cl, red-white
$22.50$26.90
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Unikko towel black-sand - guest towel - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko towel black-sand, guest towel
$14.90$17.90
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Unikko plate 15x12 cm - red-white - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko plate 15x12 cm, red-white
$26.90
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Musta Tamma mug 25 cl - White-brown-beige - Marimekko
Marimekko
Musta Tamma mug 25 cl, White-brown-beige
$20.90$23.90
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Musta Tamma coffee cup 20 cl 2-pack - White-brown-beige - Marimekko
Marimekko
Musta Tamma coffee cup 20 cl 2-pack, White-brown-beige
$37.50$42.50
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Unikko plate 12x15 cm - black and white - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko plate 12x15 cm, black and white
$22.50$25.50
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Unikko bowl 5 dl - red-white - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko bowl 5 dl, red-white
$29.90$34.50
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Unikko mug 25 cl - white-black - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko mug 25 cl, white-black
$20.90$25.50
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Unikko plate beige-white - Ø25 cm - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko plate beige-white, Ø25 cm
$30.50$37.50
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Musta Tamma plate 12x15 cm - White-brown-beige - Marimekko
Marimekko
Musta Tamma plate 12x15 cm, White-brown-beige
$20.90$23.90
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Unikko teapot - red-white - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko teapot, red-white
$107.50$119.50
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Unikko mug 40 cl - white-black - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko mug 40 cl, white-black
$29.90
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Unikko towel black-sand - mini - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko towel black-sand, mini
$7.50$8.95
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Pieni Unikko apron - off white-beige-dark blue - Marimekko
Marimekko
Pieni Unikko apron, off white-beige-dark blue
$46$52
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Unikko cup without handle 2 dl 2-pack - white-black - Marimekko
Marimekko
Unikko cup without handle 2 dl 2-pack, white-black
$37.50$44.90
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Pieni Unikko pot holder - off white-beige-dark blue - Marimekko
Marimekko
Pieni Unikko pot holder, off white-beige-dark blue
$13.50$14.90
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Pieni Unikko cushion cover - beige-offwhite-blue - Marimekko
Marimekko
Pieni Unikko cushion cover, beige-offwhite-blue
$40.50$46
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Juhla Unikko mug 25 cl 2-pack - Pink-red - Marimekko
Marimekko
Juhla Unikko mug 25 cl 2-pack, Pink-red
$52
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Primavera large jar - white-purple-green - Marimekko
Marimekko
Primavera large jar, white-purple-green
$19.50$22.50
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Maija Isola started her career at the textile and fabric company Printex, but her career and designs had a real break-through when she started working at Marimekko. One could say that Maija Isola was one of the designers that made Marimekko famous, in part thanks to her unique design of the Unikko pattern in 1964.

The Unikko pattern was designed partly in protest, after Marimekko’s founder Armi Ratia banned floral patterns from all Marimekko designs. Cheeky Maija Isola rebelled against this by creating an entire collection of large, beautiful poppy flowers. Armi Ratia ended up liking the unique pattern and allowed it. The pattern was named Unikko after the Finnish word for poppy flowers and went on to become one of Marimekko’s biggest successes. The beautiful floral pattern can be found on anything from fabrics to clothes, porcelain, mouse pads and even planes.

Maija Isola’s designs were tremendously versatile and bold. Her designs were always ahead of time, making her a trendsetter in textile and pattern design. Throughout her career she designed more than 500 patters. Throughout the 1980’s, she designed a great deal of fabrics together with her daughter Kristina Isola, who now manages all designs and the legacy her mother Maija Isola left behind.

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