Marimekko

Fashion Designer Company Marimekko, Accessories Design by Marimekko, Architecture Designer Marimekko
Fashion Designer Company Marimekko, Accessories Design by Marimekko, Architecture Designer Marimekko

The name Marimekko is a play on words, yet completely descriptive. 'Mari' is an anagram of the first name of the company's founder, Armi Ratia, while 'mekko' means 'dress' in Finnish.

The name Marimekko is a play on words, yet completely descriptive. ‘Mari’ is an anagram of the first name of the company’s founder, Armi Ratia, while ‘mekko’ means ‘dress’ in Finnish. And it was indeed Mari’s dresses that started it all in 1951.