Patterns!

I stumbled upon this photo via Pinterest today because of the loud colors, bright patterns and overall mod feel, and realized it's from this pretty cool company called Marimekko. They're a Finnish (yay, shoutout to Finland!) company that "designs textiles, fashion, and household goods with a unique point-of-view. In fact, everything we do, make, and create strives to inspire imagination and self-expression in people everywhere. The celebrated, Finnish entrepreneur Armi Raita founded Marimekko in 1951 with a singular vision: create fresh designs that never go out of style. In the 1960s and 70s, Marimekko exploded into a visionary design house that helped revolutionize modern design by giving the world some its most iconic textile patterns. This dedication to creativity continues to thrive today, as we pioneer good design and good times into homes everywhere." Gotta love the innovation and enthusiasm! Their ads remind me of a Finnish Target commercial, so check out some of my favorite Marimekko moments from their Spring 2013 Resort Collection:

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