The opening of Marimekko's new Flatiron District store feels like a New York homecoming worthy of celebration. Sure, there was the little upstairs Marimekko showroom hidden away above Madison Avenue for many years, but that always had the feeling of a Bird of Paradise being kept in a canary's cage. How could the full impact of the inspired and colorful patterns by such great textile designers as Maija Maija Isola, Fujiwo Ishimoto, Sanna Annukka, Maija Louekari and Theresa Moorhouse Vans Breem, Marimekko Fashion, Style, Unikko Pattern, Marimekko Unikko, Eleish Vans, 50 Years, Fujiwo Ishimoto, Marimekko Dresses
Marimeko picnic blanket. Now this should make for a very good picnic. Plus, red wine would be no problem, lol!
We have been treading the Marimekko path for a while now, sometimes running, sometimes scuffling but always finding our way along their road. We have loved incorporating these fabrics and products into our lives and those of our clients. Much has been written about the company's brilliant founder Armi Ratia . Truth be told, we would not have been exposed, while growing up, to great Scandinavian design such as Marimekko if it were not for the taste makers of another iconic company called Desig