Textile designer, Kristina Isola, has followed in the footsteps of her mother Maija Isola. She made her first sketches for fabrics at the age of 16 as an assistant to her mother. Between 1978 and 1987 mother and daughter designed for Marimekko under the joint name of Maija Isola/Kristina Isola. At present, Kristina Isola designs her own fabric prints and is also responsible for the new color-ways of Maija Isola’s designs and the adaptation of their patterns to suit different products.