Arabia Moomin Mug #85
Going on Vacation (2018)
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The seasonal summer mug of 2018 is called Going on Vacation. Tove Slotte found the original images for the mug in Tove Jansson’s comic strip #4 Moomin’s Desert Island. The green mug pictures Moomin...
The seasonal summer mug of 2018 is called Going on Vacation. Tove Slotte found the original images for the mug in Tove Jansson’s comic strip #4 Moomin’s Desert Island. The green mug pictures Moominpappa going fishing and Snorkmaiden having a picnic. In the background one can see scientists, worrying about the weather. Seasonal stickers have been used in the mugs since 2006.
£25 - 35 With Sticker
£15 - 25 Without Sticker
Going on Vacation
Comic strip #4 - Moomin's Desert Island (1955) - Tove Jansson
Height: 8.1, Width: 11.2, Diameter: 8.3 cm
Dark green, Green, Multicolor
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.