Armi Ratia

Founder of Marimekko

Marimekko brings joy to everyday moments. It is a design house celebrated worldwide for its original prints and colours. Founded by visionary woman Armi Ratia, Marimekko is said to be one of the world's first real lifestyle brands combining fashion, bags and accessories as well as home decoration into one unique point of view. Through the timeless, distinctive and functional designs, Marimekko wants to empower people to be happy as they are: to live their lives as they desire and to express their personality boldly through the way that they dress themselves and their homes.



In 2018, the Marimekko Group’s net sales grew by 9 percent on the previous year and were EUR 111.9 million, of which roughly 43% was international sales. Wholesale sales was stable. Marimekko is sold in over 40 countries worldwide.


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