Marimekko highlights the brand’s timeless design at Copenhagen Fashion Week in its 70th anniversary year 

Marimekko will participate in the fully digital Copenhagen Fashion Week on Thursday February 4th 2021.  Instead of a seasonal collection, Marimekko will present a conceptual short film highlighting the brand’s timeless design philosophy, original approach to printmaking and commitment to sustainability. The film, made in collaboration with creative agency MOON, honors Marimekko’s revisited archetype silhouettes and the […]

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Making classics – where does the Jokapoika shirt come from?

Marimekko products are designed to stand up to time and use. Timeless product design is the core of our business and the mainstay of our sustainability philosophy as, for example, wearing items twice as long can reduce the industry’s emissions by up to 44 percent. The Jokapoika (every boy) shirt designed by Vuokko Eskolin-Nurmesniemi in […]

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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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