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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:...

2010-06-22 07:07:00

STOCKHOLM, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Bemz (www.bemz.com), the Swedish company that allows customers to personalize their IKEA sofas and chairs, announced a partnership with Designers Guild, one of the most innovative textile design companies in the world. Select Designers Guild textiles from the new Barcelona Collection will be available as slipcovers for over 70 sofa and chair models on the Bemz website beginning today. The Barcelona Collection is Designers Guild's latest collection of...

2009-11-10 10:31:00

SEVELEN, Switzerland, November 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On 6 November Schoeller Technologies has been awarded with the Textile Design Award 2009 for research and development in textile sector. coldblack(R) is the result of a close cooperation between Schoeller and Clariant International. "coldblack(R) represents a practically invisible but enormously useful design achievement," said juror Daniel Zehntner. "One that deserves to be known and recognised in the highest degree. The twofold...

2008-08-18 00:00:17

One of Derbyshire's only spinning and weaving teachers has revealed the social networking revolution is helping her business beat the economic slump. Textile designer Alison Daykin, 53, said she had boosted her business and increased sales through an online networking site for small businesses and individual sellers. BT Tradespace allows firms to set up a webpage to interact with similar companies or shoppers. Ms Daykin, of Willington, has been weaving since she was eight years old and...