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THESE DESIGNS WERE CREATED FOR THE FINNISH INTERIOR TEXTILE COMPANY FINLAYSON (WHICH CELEBRATES ITS’ 190 YEAR BIRTHDAY NEXT YEAR) FOR THEIR BEDLINEN COLLECTION. “LUONTO” DESIGN (MEANS “NATURE” IN FINNISH) IS MADE WITH THE FAIR TRADE ORGANIZATION IN ORDER TO USE FAIR TRADE COTTON. THIS TRADE PROVIDES WORK FOR COTTON COMPANIES IN MALI (AFRICA) AND HELPS THEM LEARN HOW TO DO BUSINESS WITH EUROPEAN COUNTRIES. THIS INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION STIMULATES ‘RESPONSABLE DESIGN AND RESPONSABLE CONSUMING’. THE DESIGNS WERE INSPIRED FROM JAANA’S CHILDHOOD ‘FLORAL MEMORIES’...BEAUTIFUL SCANDINAVIAN SUMMER DAYS, FLOWERS, BUTTERFLIES, BRIGHT COLOURS WITH A TOUCH OF THE SEVENTIES.

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