Marimekko and Bukowskis – The Artists Who Shaped Us

This year, Marimekko celebrates its 70th anniversary. In a special collaboration with highly regarded auction house Bukowskis, we honor the seven decades of creativity by revisiting some of the artists who helped shape our design language over the years.  “Marimekko is one of the most creative and appreciated design houses in the Nordic countries, world-renowned for its unique patterns and progressive […]

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A dap of natural dye with Finnish indigo

For its 2021 collection, Marimekko unveiled its very first products printed with natural dye. The launch is the culmination of an innovative collaboration towards more sustainable dyes with fellow Finnish company, Natural Indigo Finland. Ancient indigo The first dye to arise from the partnership is a vibrant indigo blue. The popping shade is naturally derived […]

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In 2020, we among other things focused on sustainable material choices and emission reduction in our sustainability work

Sustainability is part of Marimekko’s DNA and sustainability considerations are part of our daily work at Marimekko. In 2020, we among other things worked to increase the proportion of more sustainable materials in our products as well as to reduce emissions. In addition, we continued our work on developing a more responsible supply chain. In […]

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

Marimekko participated in the fully digital Copenhagen Fashion Week on February 4th 2021.  Instead of a seasonal collection, Marimekko presented 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 brand’s 70-year […]

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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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