The VARPU design was created in collaboration between Aalto University and Lapuan Kankurit and was designed by Matilda Palmu. Matilda's goal is to design products that have a message, be it just a friendly "hello, smile, it's not that serious". Matilda pulls her inspiration from many different avenues, but mostly she becomes exhilarated by colours and materials. The first signs of spring are the catkins: the dangling flower clusters are the inspiration for the VARPU series. In our collection we have an ease-care runner (48x150 cm) and a multipurpose towel (48x48 cm), which is suitable as a cloth or a napkin. The products are made of bio-organic cotton and European linen and are woven in our own weaving mill in Lapua, Finland.
This product is made out of linen and bio-organic cotton. Flax is grown in Normandy, Europa and it is traceable 100% european Masters of Linen long staple linen yarn. All yarns are spun as well as dyed in Europe according to REACH regulations and fulfil the ÖKO-TEX certificate requirements.
Our strategy is to be responsible for the whole production from yarn to readymade products. Main part of our whole production is made in our own weaving mill in Lapua.
Product development, material purchases, programming of looms and design as well as warping, weaving, finishing and fabric inspection is done in Lapua in our own weaving mill. Sewing is mainly done in our own subsidiary sewing company in Lithuania or our own weaving mill in Lapua. Accessories come from Europe, mainly from Finland. Country of origin is Finland.