• Marimekko
    Founded in 1951 by Armi Ratia and her husband, Viljo, Marimekko is a Finnish company that designs and manufactures high-quality fabrics and tableware, as well as clothing, bags, and other accessories. Characterized by saturated colors and bold patterns, Marimekko’s products are strong and visually striking, but they do not exclude delicacy or softness. Rather, Marimekko’s designs exist on a line between hard and soft, inspired by both urban elements and natural ones, and by tradition and modernity. Although founded over sixty years ago, Marimekko remains relevant, as it promotes a timeless quality. Fashion and design may have short-lived trends, but Marimekko encourages its designers to create textiles and products that endure, both physically and visually.
  • Iconic Houses
    Iconic Houses is the international network connecting architecturally significant houses and artists’ homes and studios from the 20th century that are open to the public as house museum. The platform also focuses on conservation, management, policy and cooperation.
  • Iconic Houses
    Iconic Houses is the international network connecting house museums from the 20th Century that are significant for their architecrure.
    Want to purchase 80s graphic tees? Hypericonic.com is a famous platform that sells various women's wear like crop tops, hoodies, tank tops, t-shirts, and many more. Come to our site for more information. https://hypericonic.com/
  • Little Flower Patterns
    Surface Pattern Designer Jessica Dodd Jessica is an independent textile and also surface pattern designer in Australia, she gets motivation from the Australian natural bush, classic flowers & ornamental and decorative art and possesses a penchant for making unique designs. About Jessica is a Surface Pattern Designer located in Dunsborough, a calm, wonderful area situated near breathtaking beach locations and wineries nestled down throughout the corner of Western Australia. Growing up by the beach + bush has influenced her admiration for nature and realising what is important in life, family, friends, community and really loving your daily life as well as simply being grateful for every time. Acquiring inspiration from her Interior Design background and comfortable beach lifestyle Jessica's design method takes place by incorporating a variety of different platforms beginning with pencil sketches, marker pen illustrations, watercolours + gouache to totally realise what the total colour palette + pattern will feel like. She then researches + brainstorms latest styles in the market before merging her hand-drawn elements with her computer-generated designs. This produces genuine prints that represent her individual style and flair for textile design. Jessica has accomplished a Bachelor of Design 2D & 3D, a Diploma of Education majoring in Art and is qualified in Illustrator, Photoshop, and Indesign she has developed her style to reflect stunning florals and complex prints that are perfect for homewares + fashion. She is interested in design, in her words represents it as. 'You know when something doesn't feel like work, it's just fun . . . Well, that's what designing is for me, supply all the colour + markers + paint + tech + brief and I will create something just for you.' In the weekends you'll find her swanning around in her Spell dress, drinking wine, gardening with the family, going to the beach, socialising with friends, a bit of on the spot shopping, and chilling out at her fav coffee shop Merchant & Maker... Clients Jessica has designed for labels such as Amore + Sorvete, Tagged Swim & Salty K Swim. ​ She has a long history of operating in the creative industry as an interior designer, and graphic design and art teacher she has also designed prints for handbags, kids clothing labels and travelled to Sri Lanka and Indonesia for sourcing. https://www.littleflowerpatterns.com/
  • Icon Asbestos Removal
    Here at ICON Asbestos, we specialise in the removal of all types of Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) that can be found in your home, workplace or infrastructure. Our dedicated team of skilled, licensed and experienced technicians offer a superior service delivered on time and on budget. Website: https://www.iconasbestosremoval.com.au
  • Louis Poulsen
    Louis Poulsen is a 70-year-old international lighting company. The brand produces lighting fixtures for residential and commercial settings, as well as lights that can be used in indoor and outdoor spaces. Louis Poulsen continues to produce some of its most iconic designs, including the Artichoke Pendant designed by Paul Henningsen and the Panthella lights designed by Verner Panton.
  • Chris Deam
    Christopher C. Deam is an architect and furniture designer best known for his pioneering designs for Airstream Intl. His designs crystallized a renewed interest in the American icon and sparked what has now become a movement of customizing trailers. Chris’ work builds upon the aesthetic standards and exquisite restraint of previous modern masters and represents the core values of a designer who believes in design that is direct, honest and unadorned. Deam’s quest to make his design “essential” is characterized by the reduction of design elements, gracefully revealing an enduring beauty that ultimately rests in utility. www.cdeam.com
  • Marianne Colahan
    Marianne writes for the Dwell Store. Her favorite designs are those that marry unexpected elements—a subtle silhouette is met with brilliant pattern; an everyday, functional item is crafted in luxe materials, and so on. In addition to writing about modern design objects, Marianne holds an MFA in Fiction and writes short essays. Originally from Massachusetts, Marianne lives and writes in Colorado. In her free time, Marianne enjoys skiing and hanging out with her husband and bearded dog, Briggs.
  • Gubi
    Gubi was founded in 1967 by Gubi and Lisbeth Olsen, initially focused on producing Olsen's furniture designs and selling textiles to the retail sector. When their sons Jacob and Sebastian took over the company, they opened a retail presence. Today Gubi sees itself as treasure hunters, seeking overlooked icons from the past and future icons in the making. They offer a wide range of products, including lighting, office furniture, seating, tables, sofas, storage, and accessories.
  • Vestaboard, Inc.
    Vestaboard is a smart messaging display. We've totally re-imagined the design of a split-flap display you might see at a train station in Europe. Using your mobile device you can send it messages, get updates, or show patterns and colors.
  • Illustred Creative Studio
    GRAPHIC DESIGNER / INTERIOR DESIGNER / Branding, Illustration, Patterns, Background, 3D, Painter, Calligraphy (Arabic and Latin), Icons, Pictograms
  • Erja Hirvi
    Erja Hirvi is a textile designer who has studied at the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. Erja Hirvi has worked for Marimekko since 1995 with her main focus on designing printed patterns. Her understated and often playful patterns have appeared on fabrics and other interior decoration products, as well as clothing and bags.
  • Alessi
    Alessi, an icon of Italian design, is a family business founded in 1921 in Omegna, Italy by Giovanni Alessi. The company is known for its stainless steel homewares and collaborations with designers and architects including Richard Sapper, Michael Graves, and Philippe Starck.
  • Maija Isola
    Maija Isola (1927–2001) designed her first printed textiles in 1949 for Printex Oy, Marimekko’s predecessor. She worked as head designer of Marimekko’s interior fabrics until 1987. She also had an illustrious career as a visual artist.
  • Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
    Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, founded in 1965, is a national architecture practice noted for elegant and humane design, ranging from modest houses to large academic, civic, cultural, and corporate buildings. To date, the firm has received more than 675 regional, national, and international awards for design, including three AIA Top Ten Green Project Awards and the AIA Architecture Firm Award. The firm is well known for its work with Apple, designing stores such as the iconic Fifth Avenue cube in New York, as well as flagship stores worldwide. The practice has also created headquarters for Pixar, Adobe, and Square. In addition, the firm has designed academic buildings for the University of Pennsylvania, Williams College, and UCLA; cultural gathering spaces such as the Grand Teton Visitor Center and Liberty Bell Center; and city halls in Seattle and Newport Beach, Calif.
  • Pixels
    Pixels is the world's largest art marketplace and print-on-demand technology company. We've been helping artists sell wall art, home decor, apparel, and other products since 2006 and are home to hundreds of thousands of artists, photographers, graphic designers, illustrators, and iconic brands. pixels.com
  • FLOS
    Founded in 1962, FLOS is an Italian lighting company that is known for its iconic lamps. Since its foundation, FLOS has collaborated with many esteemed designers, including Phillipe Starck, Jasper Morrison, Marc Newson, Patricia Urquiola, Paul Cocksedge, and many more. A company with a rich history, FLOS also maintains the production of several of its original lamps.
  • Bialetti
    Bialetti was founded in Italy in 1919 by Alfonso Bialetti. In 1933, they introduced the Moka Express, their iconic stove top espresso maker, and their Rondine aluminum saucepans were added in 1947. Today, the firm designs and manufactures kitchenware including Espresso makers, pans and cookware, and cups.
  • Annika Rimala
    Annika Rimala studied graphic arts at the Institute of Industrial Arts of Helsinki. Her neighbor noticed Annika's design-eye early on and encouraged her to work at Marimekko. Her first job at Marimekko was in the children’s department in 1959, and within one year her focused attitude led her to a design position in the factory. Eventually Rimala became Marimekko’s chief fashion designer and her innovative ideas led to her reign the design department for over 20 years from 1960 to 1982.
  • makelike
    Makelike is a graphic design studio specializing in print, collateral, pattern and surface design, and illustration.
  • Christopher Deam
    Christopher C. Deam is an architect and furniture designer best known for his pioneering designs for Airstream Intl. His designs crystallized a renewed interest in the American icon and sparked what has now become a movement of customizing trailers. Chris’ work builds upon the aesthetic standards and exquisite restraint of previous modern masters and represents the core values of a designer who believes in design that is direct, honest and unadorned. Deam's quest to make his design "essential" is characterized by the reduction of design elements, gracefully revealing the enduring beauty that ultimately rests in the utility of design. www.cdeam.com
  • Maija Louekari
    Maija Louekari was born in Oulu, Finland in 1982. Her designs for Marimekko exhibit a marked sense of location, time, and space. She has portrayed both the crowds of metropolises as the fabric Hetkiä and traditional Finnish landscapes as Kaiku, in a highly vivid manner. Her expressive line drawings and large planes of color combine to create a strong impression of three-dimensionality.
  • Brandi Andres
    Brandi Andres is an editorial contributor, who first came to Dwell as the Los Angeles Editorial Fellow. Brandi received a Bachelor of Arts degree in women’s studies with concentrations in communication studies and English from UCLA, and completed studies in creative writing at the esteemed UCLA Writers Program. She has written for the Huffington Post, the Daily Beast, and Travel Pulse. Through her many world travels and living amidst the cultural, historic architecture of Madrid, London, and Los Angeles, Brandi has cultivated a great love and respect for iconic design and how it relates to and inspires the modern world.
  • Kartell
    Kartell was founded in Milan in 1949 by chemical engineer Giulio Castelli to produce plastic goods, including homewares and lamps. The iconic brand continues to be celebrated for its work in plastic, and works with top designers around the world "to introduce plastic to the home." The Kartell portfolio of products includes pieces by some of the world's top designers, including Philippe Starck, Joe Colombo, Patricia Urquiola, Ron Arad, and many more.

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