Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Marimekko to display interior design lines at DIFFA
Marimekko to display interior design lines at DIFFA
08
Mar '13
Celebrated Finnish design house Marimekko will create an atmospheric dining environment for the upcoming DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) DINING BY DESIGN event.

The annual four-day showcase brings together luminaries in the worlds of fashion, interior design and architecture. "We are incredibly pleased to be supporting DIFFA once again through our participation at this wonderful event," says Lynn Shanahan, President, Marimekko North America. "We had such a positive experience last year and look forward to celebrating the contributions of the design and architectural industries while being involved with such an important cause."

Building on an over 60-year heritage of bold textile, fashion and home design, Marimekko will partner with Studios Architecture on a table inspired by their own Weather Diary collection Comprising fabrics, tableware and kitchen accessories among others, the new collection features a palette of prints, painted by Marimekko designer Aino-Maija Metsola , embodying the whole range of autumnal weather patterns. Marimekko's table will be showcased at the Gala Dinner, which kicks-off the 4-day long DINING BY DESIGN celebration on March 21st, 2013. It will also be on display during the public viewing from March 21st – March 24th, held in conjunction with the Architectural Digest Home Show at Pier 94 (12th Avenue at 55th Street).

About Marimekko:

Marimekko is a Finnish textile and clothing Design Company renowned for its original prints and colors. The company designs and manufactures high-quality interior decoration items ranging from furnishing to fabrics to tableware as well as clothing, bags and other accessories. When Marimekko was founded in 1951, its unparalleled printed fabrics gave it a strong and unique identity.

Marimekko products are sold in approximately 40 countries. In 2012, brand sales of Marimekko products worldwide amounted to approximately EUR 187 million and the company's net sales were EUR 88 million. The number of Marimekko stores totaled 108 at the year end. The key markets are North America, Northern Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. The Group employs around 500 people.

About DIFFA 

Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS is one of the largest funders of HIV/AIDS service and education programs in the United States. Since being founded in 1984, DIFFA has mobilized the immense resources of the design communities to provide over $40 million to hundreds of AIDS service organizations nationwide.  For more than 28 years, DIFFA has been one of the country's largest supporters of both direct cares for people living with AIDS and preventative education for those at risk.

Marimekko


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 26th Jul 2017

Q1 2018 revenue at Raymond soars 14%

The consolidated revenue of Raymond Limited for the first quarter of...

Textiles | On 26th Jul 2017

Textile Corp of America to create 1000 jobs in Tennessee

Textile Corporation of America Inc, a leading textile manufacturer,...

Textiles | On 26th Jul 2017

Leather & footwear industry expecting incentive package

India’s leather and footwear industry is anticipating an incentive...

Interviews View All

Headhonchos
Indian fashion industry

Cotton consumption will keep growing in the Indian fashion industry

Rahul Bhadani
Looksgud

Navigating through catalogues is a bit hasslesome

Rajiv Sirohi
Shara

‘Portugal is taking away a major share of the mill made sector.’

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X