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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….


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 Products

Clothing Marimekko’s ready-to-wear collections offer high-quality, functional clothing for different age groups and occasions, including business, leisure and evening wear. In addition to new seasonal…


Marimekko Designers

Marimekko is host to a variety of accomplished painters and designers. Together, their varied visions have contributed to Marimekko’s wide ranging success. From the bold,…


Marimekko

Marimekko Corporation is a leading Finnish textile and clothing design company that was established in 1951. The company designs, manufactures and markets high-quality clothing, interior…


Artek

Artek was founded in 1935 by four young idealists: Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl. The business idea of the company was…




Design Forum Finland

Design Forum Finland actively promotes the competitiveness and development of Finnish industry and culture through the means of design. This work seeks to improve the…