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  • 1. Jiho Yoo, Erika Bor, Daewoong KimOulu University of Applied Sciences Finnish Survival Course
  • 2. I. Marimekko introducing II. History of Marimekko III. Commercial growth IV. Marimekko productsV. Secret of Marimekko - video VI. Literature
  • 3. Marimekko Corporation is a leading Finnishtextile and clothing design company that wasestablished in 1951. The company designs,manufactures and markets high-quality clothing,interior decoration textiles, bags and otheraccessories both in Finland and abroad.
  • 4. Marimekko was founded in 1951 by Finnishcouple, Armi and Viljo Ratia. Marimekko,translated literally means “Mary-dress.”Vuokko Nurmesniemi designedthe simply-striped red and whiteJokapoika shirt in 1956.Maija Isola designed the iconicUnikko (poppy) print pattern in 1964.
  • 5. At the beginning, Marimekko was a company made bywomen for women. The company’s CEO, Armi Ratia,was responsible for making the avant garde designs offemale artists like Maija Isola a part of the Marimekkoidentity.In the 1960s the patterns of Marimekko were famous inFinland and abroad.Today Marimekko is a leading textile company,producing different kind of fabrics, accessories andmugs for stores all over the world.
  • 6. Armi Ratia >> << Maija Isola
  • 7. Marimekko was first introduced to the UnitedStates by the architect Benjamin C. Thompson.Jacqueline Kennedy, who bought 8 Marimekkodresses which she was wearing throughout the1960 US Presidential campaign.In the mid-1960s, Crate and Barrel began arelationship with Marimekko, which continues tothis day. Crate and Barrel also uses Marimekkopatterns in their stores.
  • 8. 1990s Marimekko was in a bad financial condition(bankruptcy).Later on the 1990s Marimekko achieved publicity in thehit series Sex and the City; the fictional main CarrieBradshaw was wearing a Marimekko bikini and aMarimekko dress.In 2007, Marimekko has opened its doors in the UnitedStates and Canada as well.Currently there are stores located in New York,Cambridge, Massachusetts; Oxford, Mississippi; Miami,Florida; and Vancouver, British Columbia. By September2011 there were 84 stores across the world.
  • 9. Clothing
  • 10. Interior decoration
  • 11. Bags
  • 12. AT MARIMEKKO SHOP I N H E L S I N K I 2 0 1 1
  • 13. VIDEO
  • 14. www.marimekko.com (photos) (photos)
  • 15. Thank you for your attentionKiitos mielenkiinnosta 감사합니다 Köszönöm a figyelmet!