new-doc-‘maija-isola,-master-of-color-and-form’-promises-to-go-beyond-marimekko

New Doc ‘Maija Isola, Master of Color and Form’ Promises to Go Beyond Marimekko

Maija Isola, who died in 2001, was a Finnish designer of printed textiles. She created more than 500 patterns, including home furnishings and fashion company Marimekko’s most iconic print, “Unikko” (“Poppy”), in 1964 – ironically enough, right after the company’s founder Armi Ratia declared a ban on flower patterns. But a new Finnish-German production tries […]

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