Mifuko is a design company with one foot on the streets of Helsinki and the other firmly on the red soil of rural Kenya. Based in Finland, Mifuko is a line of home and personal accessories founded in 2009 by designers, Mari Martikainen (on the left) and Minna Impiö. Both Mari and Minna have studied Textile Art and Design at the University of Art and Design Helsinki, and both have a Master of Arts degree. They have a wide experience of work on different fields of design. Mifuko is a member of WFTO (World Fair Trade Organisation) and works with local artisans in women´s self help groups in rural villages and small workshops in the cities.
Kiondo baskets are perfect for home organization and storage.They combine contemporary Finnish design with traditional Kenyan handicraft techniques and African colors.