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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 nameMinna 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.

Chair model: Jakkara by Alvar Aalto

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.

meal: Fish.

restaurant: Morimoto in New York.

drink: Water.

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

vice: Candy

virtue: Gardening.

What does the term ‘Design Hunter mean to you? It sounds like you’re hunting design…

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