Marimekko mystique 1954-75 in Australia continues.

MARIMEKKO IS FINLAND’S BIGGEST EXPORTER OF DESIGNER WARES AND ONE WHICH AUSTRALIAN BUYERS ADORE. Marimekko, the Finnish modern design phenomenon, is known for its textiles, homewares and fashion. In its infancy in the mid-1950s, Australian buyers were amongst Marimekko’s earliest markets and one of the largest outside Scandinavia. Marimekko is one of Australia’s favourite designer …

Marian Hall Best and interior design in the Space Age.

MARIAN HALL BEST AND THE ‘SPACE AGE’ INTERIOR DESIGN CONCEPT IS THE SUBJECT OF ART TALKS IN CANBERRA THIS MONTH. Marian Hall Best had an Australian Odyssey which, in its day, challenged Australian design to move from a mainstream Post-War domestic interior environment to a Space Age setting of innovation and new frontiers. The Odyssey …

Markets in autumnal weather

MARKETS COME AND GO, JUST LIKE FASHION AND GREY CLOUDS Markets full of colourful clothing and accessories might not be everyone’s idea of a social event to attend, but dedicated fashionistas in Canberra and beyond religiously attend to be seen with the good textile curators and great designers of the period. To shine with others …