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Arabia Moomin Mug #41
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In the winter of 2008 Arabia launched the third winter seasonal mug. Just like the earlier winter mugs, the 2008 version continued in the same style with its dark blue background. Designer Tove Slo...
In the winter of 2008 Arabia launched the third winter seasonal mug. Just like the earlier winter mugs, the 2008 version continued in the same style with its dark blue background. Designer Tove Slotte has chosen all the images from the same source; Tove Jansson’s comic #5 Moomin’s Winter Follies. Slotte combined elements from different parts of the comic to create the big picture. Season stickers have been used in seasonal products since 2006.
£50 - 70 With Sticker
£35 - 45 Without Sticker
Talvinuotio - Winter Bonfire - SEASONAL PRODUCT 2008
Comic strip #5 - Moomin's Winter Follies (1955) - Tove Jansson
Height: 8.1, Width: 11.2, Diameter: 8.3 cm
Blue, Dark blue
Who designs the illustrations for the Moomin mugs?
Tove Slotte, born in 1957, is a Finnish artist and a graphic designer. She is a professional ceramist. Tove Slotte worked at Arabia from 1985 to 1990, after which she has worked as a freelance designer. She is best known for designing and illustrating the Moomin products for Iittala and Arabia ceramics. Tove Slotte has been a Moomin fan since her childhood. She says her favourite Moomin book is The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My. Tove Slotte has designed the Moomin products for Arabia for more than 30 years.