In 1951, Marimekko, Finnish for ‘Mary’s Dress’, held its first fashion show at a hotel in Helsinki. By 1960, Jacqueline Kennedy was wearing Marimekko on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Marimekko: The Art of Printmaking celebrates seventy years of the much-loved Finnish brand's joyful, liberatory approach to dressing and living, featuring over 100 of its most iconic prints, a multitude of colour-ways and a wealth of archival and brand-new imagery.
Delving into the bold, creative world of Marimekko, this is essential reading for any lover of print and pattern.
'Laird Borrelli-Persson … stitches together a compelling history of the design house that will appeal both to fans of the brand and anyone interested in modern textiles'
Homes & Interiors
'This substantial appraisal will delight fans … an unashamedly joyous homage to the brand that always raises a smile'
World of Interiors
'A welcome insight into the label’s crucial contribution to contemporary design. Laird Borrelli-Persson, editor at Vogue.com, stitches together a compelling history of the design house that will appeal both to fans of the brand and anyone interested in modern textiles, showcasing the incredible sourcebook of patterns and designs it has produced'
Homes & Interiors Scotland