Marimekko: The Art of Printmaking

Laird Borrelli-Persson (ed.)

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Blending archival photographs and advertisements with modern campaign imagery as well as newly commissioned photography, Marimekko: The Art of Printmaking tells the story of Marimekko’s most iconic designs. Four distinct sections guide the reader through the Marimekko philosophy and lifestyle, via its factory in Herttoniemi, where fabrics have been created from the very beginning, on to a rich sourcebook of patterns and finally to the brand’s ultra-sustainable, super-creative future.

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 IllustratedMarimekko: 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.

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Edition First
binding Hardcover
Pages 272
Size 255 X 305 mm.