Kukkaketo Sateen Duvet Cover Set

Kukkaketo
Sateen duvet cover set

€104.96 Regular price €139.95 -25%
5 year guarantee
Size:
150x210 + 50x60 cm
Color:
Light Green / Rose
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Free delivery for all orders over 99 €



30 days free return (does not apply to hygiene products, such as pillows or duvets)



Delivery time 4-7 business days

  • Product information

    new, more sustainable material: 50% Tencel, 50% cotton

    luxurious sateen feel and beautiful subtle sheen

    thread count 240 TC

    vibrant colours and amazing precision through digital printing

    reversible duvet cover: print/solid colour

    hand slits in the top of the duvet cover

    comes with a five-year guarantee

    Design by Timo Sarpaneva | Kukkaketo

    Part of the Ambiente collection

     

    “Because I don’t drive, I’ve spent a lot of time looking out of the window from the passenger’s seat. When seen from a moving car, the flowers, meadows and fields lose their details and become fields of colour. I created Meadow by dispersing the dye on the printing roller into small droplets using pressurised air. This allowed me to capture the wonderful colours of roadside flowers and meadows on fabric.” Timo Sarpaneva

    The painterly Kukkaketo is part of Finlayson’s Ambiente home textile collection, which is based on the printed fabrics created by Timo Sarpaneva, one of the greatest industrial designers of our time. Sarpaneva painted the original Kukkaketo pattern directly on the fabric with a printing machine. He and his pressmen developed the unique painting technique by chance. The method become known as the Ambiente technique. Fabrics printed with this technique became hugely popular, and they continue to be one of the best examples of 1960s design and Finnish printing expertise.

    Finlayson uses digital printing to reproduce the Kukkaketo pattern on the sateen duvet covers. Digital printing enables using an unlimited number of colours, which makes the originally vibrant colours come to life.

    Sarpaneva was always looking for new ways of doing things, which is why we wanted to introduce a new, more sustainable material in the duvet covers. In addition to cotton, the fabric contains 50% Tencel, a lyocell fibre that is one of the most ecological textile materials in the world.Tencel is made of FSC certified pulp. Compared with cotton, the production consumes considerably less water and energy, and in addition, the biodegradable chemicals used in the fibre production can be reused.

     Tencel feels silky to the touch and cool, soft and smooth on the skin. Sateen weave was the natural choice for the new material, because it gives a beautiful subtle sheen to the fabric and reproduces the glow of the colours. The thread count (TC) of the material is 240 TC, which is a high thread count. The higher the thread count, the denser the fabric. The density of the fabric makes sateen particularly well suited for people with allergies. To keep the sheets beautifully shiny and soft, iron or press them in a mangle after washing.

    The product has been granted the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX certificate, indicating that the product contains no harmful chemicals and is safe to use. The product comes with a five-year guarantee.

     Story of the Ambiente technique: The unique printing technique was created by chance when a paper printing machine malfunctioned at Rosenlew paper mill in Pori, splashing dye all over the sheet of paper. Timo Sarpaneva, one of the greatest industrial designers and artists of our time, was supervising the printing process and saw the mistake as an opportunity: “If something is born spontaneously, it should be studied in more detail,” he said and began exploring the technique in more detail with professional pressmen from Tampere. Later on, the technique was used in industrial production, both in paper printing and the textile and clothing industry. The seemingly random patterns were carefully controlled. “I used the massive printing machine to paint landscapes and memories on fabric,” Sarpaneva described years later.


  • Product origin

    Pattern: Kukkaketo
    Designer: Salla Tervonen

    Manufacturer: Sedat Uğurlu Tekstil
    Manufacturer country: Turkey
    Manufacturer address: Hacıeyüplü, 3123. Sk., 20050 Merkezefendi, Denizli

    Fabric manufacturer: Sedat Uğurlu Tekstil

    Yarn spinner country: Turkey
    Yarn spinner: Uçak Tekstil

    Fabric origin: Belgium,Turkey

    Product code: 60713-5301-01-06

  • Material & care

    50% COTTON, 50% TENCEL

    Wash with like colours inside out. Shrinkage max 6%. Washing recommended before using the product.

    Read our care instructions >
  • Certificates

    Design from Finland Design from Finland
    The Design from Finland mark indicates the origin of unique Finnish design and emphasises the importance of intangible work for Finland's success and employment.



    OEKO-TEX® OEKO-TEX
    The product has been granted the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certificate, which guarantees that the product does not contain harmful chemicals and is safe to use.



  • Shipping and returns

    Free delivery for all orders over 99 €


    30 days free return (does not apply to hygiene products, such as pillows or duvets)


    Delivery time 4-7 business days

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