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Marimekko: The Art of Printmaking

Laird Borrelli-Persson

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The official 70th anniversary publication by Marimekko, celebrating the classic design collaborations, pattern designs and vibrant textiles from the much-loved Finnish lifestyle design house

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Overview

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.

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Reviews

'Brilliant'
Daily Mail

'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

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Further Details

Specifications

Format: Hardback without Jacket

Size: 30.5 x 25.5 cm

Extent: 272 pp

Illustrations: 372

Publication date: 6 May 2021

ISBN: 9780500023983

About the Author

Marimekko is a Finnish lifestyle and design house, celebrated worldwide for its lively, original prints and products. Laird Borelli-Persson is Archive Editor at Vogue.com and author of seven books, including Fashion Illustration Now and Fashion Illustration Next, both published by Thames & Hudson.