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Author Shimatsuka, Eri, author, translator.

Title Maija Isola : art, fabric, Marimekko : the story of a legendary designer of Marimekko / text and translation Eri Shimatsuka ; edited by Kaoru Takahashi.

Publication Info. Tokyo : PIE International Inc., 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    746.092 Isola,M SHI    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Description 159 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Maija Isola was a tremendously versatile and bold artist. She interpreted the events of her era from her own unique perspective and foresaw future trends. Her body of work includes over 500 prints -- a brilliant selection of patterns representing different themes and techniques. She drew inspiration from traditional folk art, modern visual art, nature and her countless trips around the world. She was the first designer hired by Marimekko. Her most famous print, Unikko, has become the most recognizable icon of the Marimekko Company.
Contents The beginning of Maija Isola's legend -- Work. Travel. Life. -- Sketchbook -- Maija's late years, and legacy.
Subject Isola, Maija, 1927-2001 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Marimekko Oy.
Designers -- Finland.
Textile design -- Finland -- History -- 20th century.
Textile designers -- Finland.
Added Author Takahashi, Kaoru, editor.
ISBN 9784756243669 (paperback)
4756243665 (paperback)

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