Marimekko's Sauna System by Aarno Ruusuvuori

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Back in the 1960's, Aarno Ruusuvuori designed the Marimekko sauna system. Today, the prefab design is still a shining example of simple, modern summer living...

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The design was a kit of parts that could be assembled in a day, providing Finns with their own outdoor sauna. Marimekko offered a complete package that included specially-designed bathrobes and soaps for use in the sauna. An article on the sauna's design can be found here.

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.