Reeta Ek is an MA student of Textile Art and Design in the Aalto University on Arts, Design and Architecture. She has also studied Fine Arts, and already in her paintings we can see the interest in repeats, patterns and building a surface. As a painter Reeta Ek learned, that you can't wait for the inspiration. It comes while you are doing and trying things. Often after failures. In her design Virta the river flows and is never calm. It's way is always forward, and it would be nice to jump in it and see where it takes you. To look at the views and let the water carry you. If it's just not too cold.