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The Island Camo pattern was created from nautical charts of the island archipelago surrounding Helsinki’s coastal area.
Our Island Camo print is created from the navigational maps of the Helsinki Archipelago. These islands are a rocky legacy from the post-glacial rebound of the last ice age. Navigating through this labyrinth-like maze of islands is hazardous, which is why the islands are dotted with lighthouses and other navigational marks.
We live in a world where conflicts get more visibility than peace. When conflicts feel distant, the importance of peace can easily be forgotten.
Finland is known as ‘land of a thousand lakes’ and from its unique Archipelago Sea that contains arguably the largest archipelago in the world by the number of islands. Together with Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association we created a small collection of everyday essentials to promote the wellbeing of our coastal and lake areas.
For the second and final part of our collaboration with the Moomins, we got inspired by the easily relatable and curious character of Moominpappa. Makia × Moomin Part 2/2 out now.