Klaus Haapaniemi’s Modern Twist on Traditional Decorative Art

Klaus Haapaniemi

I love these beau­ti­ful, ornately illus­trated tex­tiles by artist Klaus Haa­paniemi. Together with designer Mia Wal­le­nius, they use fine mate­ri­als to cre­ate lux­ury pil­lows, throws, scarves, and more.

Their approach is influ­enced by nature and Finnish folk­lore. It’s a mod­ern twist on tra­di­tional dec­o­ra­tive arts, and each piece is full of exquis­ite details and large-eyed crea­tures. The sophis­ti­cated color palette illus­trates fun sub­ject mat­ter, like buzzing bees and jump­ing rab­bits, with­out feel­ing juve­nile at all.

(H/T Amy Boone-McCreesh)

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