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Latest Finnish design Stories

2014-01-23 04:21:44

Banana Republic Marimekko Collection Brings a Pop of Color to her Summer Wardrobe NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banana Republic and Finnish fashion and design house Marimekko announce the Banana Republic Marimekko Collection - a limited-edition capsule that uniquely marries Banana Republic's modern, American style with some of Marimekko's most iconic textile designs - offering a spirited collection of dresses, separates and accessories for women that will make her summer...

2013-10-09 12:27:36

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, celebrated Finnish design house Marimekko will be the inaugural design firm featured in the Design by Hand program, organized by the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. This new series of bi-annual educational conversations and workshops will focus on the craftsmanship, innovations and merits of contemporary global designers, from fall 2013 through spring 2017. Three of Marimekko's designers will be on-hand to...

2013-06-12 08:30:59

NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on plans to expand its market share in North America, Marimekko announces a series of new shop-in-shop locations in some of the region's most notable department and specialty home stores. The new destinations feature curated collections of ceramics, glassware and home textiles, highlighted with a selection of the brand's vibrant bags and accessories. "Marimekko has been known and loved in the United States since the 1960s. Now, with...

2013-05-30 08:31:44

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic Finnish design and fashion house Marimekko is pleased to announce a partnership with Dwell on Design (DOD) - America's largest modern design event. Curated by the editors of Dwell Magazine, DOD is a celebration of design ideas, innovations and inspiration that speaks straight to the heart of Marimekko - the desire to create strong, contemporary aesthetic experiences for every moment in life. The partnership kicks off with a cocktail...

2013-03-06 12:25:42

NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrated Finnish design house Marimekko will create an atmospheric dining environment for the upcoming DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) DINING BY DESIGN event. The annual four-day showcase brings together luminaries in the worlds of fashion, interior design and architecture. "We are incredibly pleased to be supporting DIFFA once again through our participation at this wonderful event," says Lynn Shanahan, President, Marimekko North...

2012-11-12 08:34:23

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marimekko announces an expansion to the West Coast with two new company-owned stores. First to open was a Palo Alto location in the Stanford Shopping Center, which opened on October 25(th) to much anticipation. Marimekko chose Palo Alto because of its connection to design and its sense of community positioned close to Stanford University as well as a number of Silicon Valley high-technology company headquarters. (Photo:...

2012-08-01 06:25:37

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty years ago, Marimekko revolutionized the textile industry with its bold and brilliant, unconventional patterns. At first, Marimekko was a phenomenon. Then it grew into an outlook on life: courageous, egalitarian and positive. Its strikingly inventive patterns and clever use of color translated into strong contemporary collections of interior decor, clothing and accessories. In the years that followed, it has flourished in the boundary between art...

2011-10-05 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its stock exchange release of 18 March 2011, Marimekko announced that it was opening its own flagship store in New York City in the heart of Manhattan. The flagship, which will be opened to the public on October 6, 2011, is located in the Flatiron District at 200 Fifth Avenue between 23rd and 24th Street, at the convergence of Fifth Avenue and Broadway. With a concentration of many attractive interior decoration and design shops, cafes and...

2011-07-20 09:05:00

NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking another significant phase in its extensive North American expansion plan, Marimekko unveils its e-commerce site in the United States. The online store opened at the brand site, www. marimekko.com, will allow U.S. consumers access to the comprehensive product range, including several collections unavailable in American stores. A destination designed to reflect Marimekko's signature cheerful approach, the site will showcase collections in home...

2011-03-28 07:05:00

NEW YORK, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marimekko is continuing to expand its distribution in the United States this year with the opening of a flagship store in Manhattan, a US-based e-commerce site, and extended collaboration with Crate and Barrel. Additionally, Marimekko's objective is to increase its presence in home furnishing stores and new retail partnerships for clothing and accessories. The flagship store, set to open in fall 2011, will be located in a historic building, also...