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3D technology enhances Marimekko’s design and product development processes

Traditionally, a designer’s vision of a product, such as a piece of clothing, bag or dish, is first expressed in the form of a two-dimensional image. This image is then sent to the factory, where a sample of the product is made. After seeing the physical sample, the designer usually further modifies the design. This […]

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Marimekko’s work to set the science-based emissions reduction targets proceeds

In 2022, Marimekko committed to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to set science-based emissions reduction targets. Marimekko aims to deliver its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for SBTi for validation by August 2024 at the latest, as planned. The publication of these targets will follow STBi’s review and approval process. Marimekko published ambitious targets […]

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Marimekko presented its new product category, Marimekko Maridenim, at Copenhagen Fashion Week

Marimekko presented its new product category, Marimekko Maridenim, as part of the Fall/Winter 2024 show at Copenhagen Fashion Week. Marimekko’s high-quality denim is available in three fits: straight, wide, and barrel leg, and includes two complete looks featuring the beloved Unikko print. Marimekko Maridenim was designed by following The Jeans Redesign guidelines by the Ellen […]

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Marimekko’s renowned Unikko print celebrates its 60th anniversary – LUX Helsinki kicks off the festivities

In 2024, Marimekko celebrates the 60th anniversary of its most globally recognized print Unikko. To mark the beginning of a year filled with joyful Unikko-inspired activations taking place around the world, Marimekko presents Unikko at La Louviére – a unique artwork of light projected onto the façade of Ateneum Art Museum in Helsinki, Finland. Unikko […]

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Fiber-to-fiber recycling through collaboration

Marimekko’s own printing factory in Helsinki provides us unique possibilities to participate in various development projects. In 2022, we started with Rester a collaboration, where the cutting waste and other leftover materials generated in the Marimekko’s printing factory will be recycled into new textile fibers. Rester is a Finnish company that enables the recovery of […]

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At Marimekko, responsible sourcing covers also animal derived materials

We at Marimekko follow the principles of responsible sourcing. All partner suppliers commit to following our Supplier Code of Conduct. To support the responsible material sourcing, we have defined Product Policy that includes sustainability requirements for different materials and their production. This policy is binding on all our partner suppliers.    Our Product Policy also […]

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Marimekko launches a new glass series designed by Matti Klenell

In August, Marimekko launches its new glass series, designed by Swedish designer Matti Klenell. The Syksy (autumn) series explores nature and weather phenomena, a recurrent theme also in Marimekko’s art of printmaking. The new glassware combines functional shapes with a drawn pattern inspired by the Nordic autumn rain, from a gentle drizzle to powerful, drenching […]

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Printed with seaweed – a pilot project with Origin by Ocean

Marimekko and Origin by Ocean have joined forces in a pilot project to reimagine a more sustainable textile printing process—the pilot aims to substitute synthetic chemicals and reduce the amount of chemicals used in Marimekko’s printing process. Origin by Ocean is a Finnish technology and material innovation startup working on algae-based products. Origin by Ocean […]

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