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  1. Scandinavian Designed

    Scandinavian Designed

    Having just returned from a trip to Copenhagen, I have Scandinavian design on the brain. Though the region arguably experienced its golden era in the mid-20th century, with the work of icons like...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    12.12.11

  2. Q&A with Marimekko Designer Erja Hirvi
    Interviews

    Q&A with Marimekko Designer Erja Hirvi

    At Dwell we've always been fans of the bold prints by Finnish textile design house Marimekko and in honor of their 60th anniversary we toasted ten timeless prints and challenged you to vote on your...

    written by: Ralston O'Neill
    12.21.11

  3. Marimekko Pilvi Bag
    Product

    Marimekko Pilvi Bag

    If you're like me, you have more totes than you know what to do with. Get ready to do some closet cleaning because the Marimekko Pilvi bag is the one worth having.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.11.11

  4. ICFF 2011: From the Show Floor
    Travel Reports

    ICFF 2011: From the Show Floor

    I'll admit, it's a little daunting stepping onto the show floor at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), held for a long May weekend every year at the Javits Convention Center in...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    05.18.11

  5. Behind the Scenes: Knoll Textiles
    Event Spotlight

    Behind the Scenes: Knoll Textiles

    Many a modern-design enthusiast can spot a Cesca side chair and say it was designed by Marcel Breuer. But, were it upholstered in Digit fabric, few could name the textile designer. (Answer: Suzanne...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.26.11

  6. Marimekko at Crate & Barrel
    Travel Reports

    Marimekko at Crate & Barrel

    This week, Marimekko launched its fourth and fifth shops at Crate & Barrel in Los Angeles and San Francisco. The two companies have collaborated for four decades so it makes sense that...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.27.11

  7. Dutch Designer Focus: Hella Jongerius
    Profiles

    Dutch Designer Focus: Hella Jongerius

    In her Berlin studio, rogue Dutch designer Hella Jongerius creates colorful, covetable objects that meld the handmade and the mass-produced in surprising new ways.

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Oliver Mark
    06.20.11

  8. Marimekko's Iconic Patterns
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    Marimekko's Iconic Patterns

    It's hard not to adore (and lust after) Marimekko's fabrics. In the early 1950s, as Finland continued its slow ­recovery from World War II, textile designer Armi Ratia seized the opportunity to...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.26.11

  9. Helsinki Ink
    How To

    Helsinki Ink

    Step inside Marimekko’s printing factory for a look at how its iconic textiles come to life.

    written by: Katja Lindroos
    photos by: Alex Subrizi
    07.22.11

  10. Nova Drapery

    Nova Drapery

    KnollTextile's Nova fabric debuted in 1969, and the patterned drapery print by German designer Wolf Bauer was recently reintroduced as part of the popular Archival Collection. Comes available in...

    $87.00

  11. Katve Fabric

    Katve Fabric

    Black and white buildings nestled between the grayscale trees bring the beauty of urban nature to this hemp and organic-cotton fabric from the Finnish design team at Fokus Fabrik. The repeating...

  12. Harry Blankets

    Harry Blankets

    It's difficult to browse through Area's online shop without pining to slip back into pajamas and crawl right into bed. Designer Anki Spets has created a beautiful collection of soft textiles&mdash...

    $155.00

  13. Make Your Own Monster Kit

    Make Your Own Monster Kit

    Scottish textile designer extraordinaire Donna Wilson does some pretty wonderful things with wool. Her site has a selection of blankets and little plush toys, along with this great Make Your Own...

    $15.60

  14. Audrey Vessels

    Audrey Vessels

    Despite their prickly, pineapple-like exterior, these vessels are soft to the touch. Handmade from felted 100 percent wool in Portland, Oregon, they’re better suited to housing a selection of...

  15. Ruuturouva Canvas Basket

    Ruuturouva Canvas Basket

    Keep your keys, pens, knitting, or change handy in this eye-catching catchall from textile legend Marimekko.

    $29.00

  16. Stretch-Shelves

    Stretch-Shelves

    If Aunt May had her way, Peter Parker might sling cotton around the house intead of webs across the city, resulting in these softly sweatered oak shelves.

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