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Marimekko

Milan Minute: Marimekko’s Anna Teurnell

With Milan’s Salon del Mobile 2016 under way, Alice Blackwood went to visit the Marimekko Home and got to have a quick conversation with Marimekko’s Creative Director, Anna Teurnell.

Iconic heavyweights

Relative to their size, some nations have a high ratio of iconic brands with an international appeal. Tess Ritchie takes a look at some fine Finnish and Japanese examples, to tease out their shared characteristics, and nature of their iconic status.

Graham & Graham Design

Graham & Graham Design are a family run business that specialise in beautiful mid 20th century design, furniture, ceramics, lighting and custom handmade lampshades.

Bound to Marimekko

With stores in Sydney and Melboure, Finnish Design House Marimekko debuted at Sydney Indesign 2013 with their Weather Diary Collection. Its products are prominent in the Marimekko House project featured in Habitus 22 (on sale December 19).

Helsinki Hospitality

The birthplace of a host of iconic design names, the aesthetic pedigree of the Finnish capital is palpable throughout its built environment. Habitus Deputy Editor Nicky Lobo discovers a unique and stimulating hotel in the city’s heart.

Marimekko lands in Australia

Iconic Finnish textiles brand Marimekko opens its first company-owned store in Sydney, as well as a branch in Melbourne, cementing its presence in Australia.

New Marimekko Collections

Loved in Australia since the 1950s, now Marimekko brings us new fashion,
accessory and homeware ranges to covet. Habitus Deputy Editor, Nicky
Lobo chats to designer, Mika Piirainen, to get the latest.