The art of design
The cooperation between Lapuan Kankurit and a designer is based on a shared vision of the nature and timelessness of the textiles. All our designers share a strong sense professionalism and the ability to create functional and beautiful textiles for today’s consumers.
"Encountering challenges in weaving leads to new discoveries."
"I felt an urge to express that moment on textiles.”
“More beauty for everyday lives in Finnish homes.”
"The texture in textiles creates the warm feeling like a friendly hug."
"My aim is to create timeless, emotional and useful things."
"I put my heart into my work."
"Timelessness, sustainability and respect for the distinctive qualities of the materials."
"Memories of my grandmother"
"Combining design knowledge and craftmanship"
"Inspiration from the past and the present."
"The lifetime goal is to protect the endangered Saimaa ringed seal."
"Interest in functional, understated forms."
The winner of MUOTO 2015 award for Finnish design.
"Now the Finns can enjoy Masaru's wonderful products"
"Hey, smile, it's not so serious."
Illustrator of the year award 2019.
"The varying landscapes and colours of Kenya are a constant source of inspiration."
"A sense of humour and Nordic aesthetics."
Young Designer of the Year 2017.
"Jäkälä is a hymn for the forest floor."
"Kehrä represents the clear lines of Scandinavian linen at its best."
"Luonto on mykistävän kaunis ja jokainen päivä on taiteilijalle lumoava löytöretki runolliseen luontoon."
"The most important fuel for designs are emotions, perceptions and memories"
"Developing the best textiles in the world is our passion."
"I want to capture that moment of coming face to face with a wild animal."
"Designs for a simple life."
"Trips to islands and forests ignite the creative spark."