Posts tagged ‘finland’

Marimekko Autumn 2011

Marimekko‘s newest fabrics for fall 2011 include some new prints and, as always, classics in new colorways and scales. Above are some of the brighter, colorful prints, and I’ll follow up with another post of darker fall colors. Here you see: Elämänpuu (Life) by Anu Luhtanen The classic Pieni Unikko by Maija Isola Jätski (ice [...]

Hanna Ruusulampi

{ Folklore Fish interlock knit for Ikasyr } I found Finnish designer Hanna Ruusulampi through Spoonflower, which led me not only to her amazing online portfolio (see English version of the fabric portfolio here) but also to a treasure trove of Finnish fabric shops. Hanna designed the interlock knit design Folklore Fish for the shop/mini-manufacturer [...]

Textile Stew: 3/11/11

Good news for digital fabric designers — Spoonflower has released its official 3600-color standards map with RGB color codes. It’s much more extensive than their previous color guide, and it works in conjunction with an Adobe Swatch Exchange Library, which you can download from here. To make a long story short, working from a chart [...]

Checking in With Bon Bon Kakku

Bon Bon Kakku is a digital textile printing company based in Finland. Anyone can submit designs, but only a select few are chosen to be produced and sold on the site. It’s been a while since I’ve checked in to see the new fabrics for sale … here are some of my favorites. Related posts: [...]

Digital Fabric of the Week: Bonbon Kakku

It’s been a while since I’ve checked in with Finland-based digital fabric company Bonbon Kakku. Here are some of my favorite new additions to their shop. Related posts: Bonbon Kakku Bonbon Kakku Spring 2009 Summer Fabrics at Bonbon Kakku Checking in With Bon Bon Kakku Digital Fabric of the Week: Wedding Invite Handkerchiefs

Marimekko Fall 2009

Marimekko’s new Fall 2009 collection. As usual, there are some brand new designs, and some classic prints in new colorways. See them all here. What do you think? Which are your favorites? I’m intrigued by the huge watercolor-y dots — they would look so cool as upholstery, or cut out for pillows. Related posts: Marimekko [...]

Daily Swatch: Houses and Buildings

“Talot” houses large-scale pattern, a rare collectible 1970s fabric by Tampella of Finland. Unused mint condition still on original bolt. Sold by the panel (47cm x 149cm, or 19 x 58 inches) by Atomic Textiles in Australia, over eBay or through their website. Related posts: Daily Swatch: Houses and Buildings Daily Swatch: Houses and Buildings [...]

Bonbon Kakku Spring 2009

Spoonflower + Threadless‘ design-contest model + Supergraphics in the Finnish tradition of Marimekko = Bonbon Kakku. They’ve just announced a new batch of designs for Spring 2009. All Bonbon Kakku fabrics become more affordable too, at €20 per meter. Their new competition, running Jan.-March 29, is LOVE. So get designing, European friends! Related posts: Bonbon [...]

Marimekko Spring Preview

{feed readers … please click on over to see the slide show … I’m trying to figure out if it’s possible to make these slide shows visible to you all … } Marimekko recently previewed their extensive Spring 2009 collection on recently previewed on their blog. There are some new colorways of old favorites like [...]