May 2009



Iittala Designers

Iittala is a place for those who favor sustainability over consumption and want to create timeless, mindmade objects for everyday use. Many iconic and original…



Arabia

Established in 1873, Arabia is a trailblazer in modern Finnish design. Its product selection consists of popular ranges of dishes and design gift products. The…


History of Marimekko

Marimekko was founded in 1951 by Finnish couple, Armi and Viljo Ratia. Marimekko, translated literally means “Mary-dress.” Known for their bold, effusive textiles and readymade…


Freedom of Creation

Freedom of Creation (FOC) is where cutting edge technology meets design. FOC is a pioneering design and research company specialized in designing for Rapid Manufacturing….


Magisso

Magisso is a young, innovative Finnish company set to bring unique designs that help with everyday life. Magisso’s first product, the magnetic kitchen cloth holder,…


Tonfisk Design

Tonfisk is the brainchild of Tony Alfström and Brian Keaney, both graduates of the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. Both designers had a…


Marimekko Today

Marimekko’s vision is to be the most acclaimed print designer in the world and one of the most appealing design-based consumer brands. The company’s objective…