Internationally beloved Finnish design brand Marimekko's iconic patterns grace home décor, apparel, and accessories, and have informed and influenced tastemakers worldwide for over half a century. Richly illustrated with photographs and prints both classic and new, this vibrant volume (launching along with covetable notebooks and postcards) offers a behind-the-scenes tour of the brand's creative process. A colorful legacy is revealed, along with the innovative creators—from 1950s pioneers to twenty-first-century masters—who have shaped the company's heritage and continue to make visual magic today. Rare sketchbook pages, in-depth looks at particular eras, and page after page of gorgeous designs make this a book sure to enchant anyone interested in fashion, art, or the patterned and color-drenched world of Marimekko.
This book is an amazing overview of Marimekko designs. Page after page you are treated to the marvellous patterns and colours Marimekko has to offer. A great reference book for any textile, illustrator or graphic designer and a must-have for any fan.
Alicia, The Book Grocer
Marimekko is a Helsinki-based textile and clothing-design company internationally celebrated for its original prints. Since their founding in 1951, Marimekko has helped people express their unique personalities through pattern and colour, with their high-quality fabrics, apparel, accessories and housewares.