Tuesday, 31 August 2010
Limited Edition Letterpress Print, 8 x 10 inches. A charming print by the master of folk art inspired imagery from Finland. Klaus brings to this print a wonderful sense of the mystery and magic of nature, it's not hard to imagine the Sami gods bringing forth this exquisite creature from the frozen Tundra soil. Klaus Haapaniemi is a Finnish artist and designer living in London. He has created garment prints for Diesel, Levis, Marimekko, Dolce & Gabbana and Cacharel. Klaus also worked as Creative Director of Italian fashion house Bantam, published a book ‘Giants’ with Finnish author Rosa Liksom, and created his series Taika for Iittala.