Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Finnish Textile Brand: Lapuan Kankurit


A husband and wife team Esko Hjelt and Jaana are the fourth generation weavers who own Lapuan Kankurit a Finnish textile brand. They work closely with designers from Finland and Japan in creating fresh and sophisticated designs suitable to be used everyday. While using modern techniques they are conscious of the importance of natural materials and environmentally responsible practices in making the products.

They offers a range of products including kitchen textile, towels, blankets, totes, hot water bottle, spa pillows and much more usually featuring natural elements. Lapuan Kankurit was awarded with Taito-Finlandia for producing beautiful linen and wool textiles. Their products are available through their website and at the fairs, more information can be found here.