Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Breaking News - Marimekko Design Metsänväki a Copy


Marimekko design Metsänväki

This 2007 Marimekko textile design 'Metsänväki' (above) by Kristina Isola 
(daughter of the legendary Maija Isola) has been exposed as a copy of a 1960's 
painting 'Rats on a journey' by a Ukranian folk artist Maria Primatšenko

Maria Primatšenko, Rats on a journey, 1960s

Apparently Kristina Isola has just admitted the copying, and apologized.


  1. That's a shame! It's not even "inspired by," is it? It's an outright copy! What would make her do such a thing? Surely she knew there was a good chance of getting caught.

  2. CopyCopyMariMekkoAugust 1, 2013 at 7:06 PM

    New marimekko copy found!

    Marimekko copies Pat Hutchins Rosie's Walk


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