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.
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.
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).
With just two weeks remaining til SID kicks off, we catch up with Insider and futurespace MD Angela Ferguson, hear about her design favourites, and give you a snapshot of her desk.
Senior Designer at Citta Design in Auckland Imogen Tunnicliffe shares her love of Alexander Girard, mid-century architecture, Cromwell and fudge with habitusliving.
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.
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.