Marimekko and Spinnova’s collaboration on groundbreaking, sustainable fabrics recognized in Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards

Marimekko and the Finnish fiber technology company Spinnova’s collaboration on groundbreaking, sustainable fabrics was recognized as a finalist in the Sustainability category in Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards. The collaboration also received an honorable mention in the Experimental category. One of the most sought-after design awards in the industry, Innovation by Design is […]

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Marimekko launched its 70th anniversary year at Copenhagen Fashion Week with an open-for-all digital presentation

Marimekko kicked off its 70th anniversary year 2021 by presenting its Pre-Spring 2021 collection digitally at Copenhagen Fashion Week. The digital presentation filmed in Marimekko’s textile printing factory in Helsinki originally aired on Wednesday, 12 August 2020. In addition to the Pre-Spring 2021 collection, the presentation featured a selection of vintage gems from past decades […]

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Marimekko’s Sustainability Review 2019 is published

Marimekko’s Sustainability Review 2019 detailing our progress in all our sustainability targets is now available. During year 2019, we took major steps in increasing the share of more sustainable materials in our products and packaging: our sourcing of Better Cotton reached an all-time high and represented 88 percent of all the cotton used in Marimekko. […]

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Even stripes for equality

Empowering people to be happy just as they are Marimekko was founded in 1951 by the visionary Armi Ratia, and since the beginning, Armi’s dream was to empower people to be happy just as they are and to boldly express themselves through original prints and colors. The Tasaraita (even stripe) print was born in 1968 […]

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80% of Marimekko’s direct suppliers use renewable energy sources

Marimekko’s product range is manufactured by a global partner supplier network of around 75 partner suppliers and 100 factories. Almost 70% of our products are manufactured in Europe. We select our suppliers carefully, taking into account social and environmental responsibility. Information about our suppliers’ sustainability efforts is gathered as part of the selection process, as […]

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Fashion revolution – you asked, we answered

Sustainability in the supply chain is of utmost importance to us at Marimekko. In addition to continuous improvements in our work and the work of our suppliers, transparency plays on important role in this. Our aim is to have an open dialogue on sustainability issues and work together for a better future. One of the […]

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Finnish consumers rate Marimekko as the most sustainable fashion brand

Marimekko has been recognised as the industry winner in the fashion brand category according to Sustainable Brand IndexTM 2020 in Finland, a brand study on sustainability within the B2C market in Finland. Marimekko’s position in the overall ranking, covering 195 brands across industries, was 30.   The Sustainable Brand IndexTM is Europe’s largest independent brand […]

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A streetwear collection celebrating creative courage

Marimekko introduces the Spring/Summer 2020 edition of Marimekko Kioski, a curated collection of gender-neutral streetwear pieces. The collection encapsulates Marimekko’s values of creative courage and the act of living, not pretending by presenting its most iconic prints in a range of wearable staples. In Marimekko’s creative community, doing things together has always been key to […]

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