Kustaa Saksi for Marimekko Spring 2015

Deep water flora and fauna serve as the inspiration for this all-Finnish collaborative collection

Few brands garner instant recognition with just a glance at a single pattern, but Marimekko is surely one of them. The beloved Finnish labelfirst made popular in the US in the swinging ’60sis a longtime favorite for their bright yet tasteful home wares, fabrics, accessories and apparel offerings alike. For Spring 2015, the brand partnered with fellow Finn, surrealist textile artist Kustaa Saksi. Saksi brings …

Dressing For Rainy Days

Prep for stormy weather with these pieces that will keep you dry (and dashing) from head to toe

It’s no longer deniable: autumn is upon us in the north, and it’s the start of spring for those in the southern hemisphere. Stay warm and dry during these transitional seasons—and prep for those pesky sudden showers—with new pieces from A/W14 collections. They’re so functional, you might not mind so much when you lose your umbrella for the umpteenth time. Marimekko Tuiske Coat A standout …

Interview: Minna Kemell-Kutvonen and Sami Ruotsalainen

Two Marimekko creatives discuss the brand's learning culture and their latest "weather diary" collection

As the Helsinki-based brand gears up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its iconic Unikko (poppy) print, Marimekko is still very much the prolific and relevant design house that it was when it was founded by Viljo and Armi Ratiain in 1951. The brand was launched in an effort to combat and revitalize the dull palette that characterized post-World War II Finland, so painters and …