Marimekko - a symbol of national optimism
Marimekko company is a symbol of national optimism. Bring and positive design from Marimekko is what people need today.
Since 1951 Marimekko offers its beautiful and bright products. Their fantastic graphic designs are applied to textile and others materials. Lately they designed and sold a line of simple dresses using their fabric. This was the first steps of Marimekko company.
Two incredible talented designers (Vuokko Nurmesniemi and Maija Isola) created recognizable and unforgettable prints for Marimekko. Isola designed the iconic Unikko (poppy) print pattern in 1964 which is still popular today. For example Unikko Shower Curtains can make your bathroom bright and colorful.
Nurmesniemi designed the simply striped red and white Jokapoika shirt in 1956. Only imagine! Over 50 years people wear and enjoy this clothing!
Today finish Marimekko brend has about 90 stores. They are located in Europe and America, Asia and Australia and all over the world.
The company became popular in America in 1990s after the hit series Sex and the City when one of the main characters, sex-and-relationship columnist Carrie Bradshaw, wore a Marimekko bikini on the season 2 and later on, a Marimekko dress. Everybody loves it! On the fifth season the series also introduced tablecloths with Marimekko prints.
Simple and bright design and great colors and natural prints – you will love
Marimekko is famous for its prints. It offers textile, wearing, bath curtain showers, kitchen fabrics, umbrellas and different accessories.
Marimekko patterns and designs are popular and recognizable.
In 2012 Marimekko brings to life the Marimekko Village as "a cultural phenomenon guiding the quality of living".