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Australians and the Marimekko mystique 1954-75

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Australian Institute of Architects

2A Mugga Way

Red Hill, ACT 2603

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Marimekko, the Finnish modern design phenomenon, is famous around the world for its textiles, homewares and fashion, but in its infancy in the mid-1950s, Australian buyers were amongst its earliest and most important markets, one of the largest outside Scandinavia.

Catriona Quinn explores the fascinating history of how Australian’s mid-century passion for Marimekko fabrics made us one of their earliest and most important markets. This talk also addresses some of the bigger questions about Marimekko’s Australian success: Why did we love it so much? Why was our small local market so significant to the brand? And why does the Australian history of Marimekko still matter? Experience modernist interiors originally designed by the firm of Ancher Mortlock Murray.

Catriona Quinn is a design historian whose broad expertise in all aspects of 20th century domestic interior design, decoration and furnishings has made her one of the most respected in her field.

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Australian Institute of Architects

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