Design Hunter™ Q+A with Minna Kenell-Kutvonen
Habitusliving catches up with Finnish textile and clothing design house Marimekkos’ Creative Director to hear about her design favourites
Your name: Minna Kemell-Kutvonen
What you do: I am Creative Director of Marimekko
Your latest project: I am working with our next autumn collection 2013.
Who are three people that inspire/excite you:
1) Designer Vuokko Nurmesniemi
2) Rei Kawakubo
3) My three children, they are so clever!
What is your favourite…
Car/bike/plane/boat model: My brown Crescent bike.
Residential space: Our summer house in the Finnish archipelago.
Commercial space: Merci in Paris.
Decorative product: Candle.
Functional product: Canvas bag.
Handmade good: Wool socks.
Mass-produced good: Water bottle.
restaurant: Morimoto in New York.
bar: I don’t spent time at bars
item in your studio: The red Domus chair design by Ilmari Tapiovaara.
piece of technology: iPhone
historical figure: Armi Ratia
What does the term ‘Design Hunter’™ mean to you? It sounds like you’re hunting design…