marimekko summer 2012

by Grace Bonney

Seeing a summer collection right now feels like a cruel joke as I pack multiple winter layers for this week’s trip. But it’s had to resist when the colors are this bright and saturated. Marimekko debuted their Summer 2012 collection in NYC last week, and I was excited to check out some photos of the new series. I love how playful the collection feels. From glasses inspired by rolled-down socks to squiggly pillows that feel like they were ripped from my favorite cartoons, Marimekko’s summer offerings are super saturated and scream summer. These products won’t be available for sale until 2012, but if you need a little dose of warm color in these chillier temperatures, this might help. xo, grace

*SITE UPDATE: If anyone using Chrome to view D*S is seeing a white background, please clear your cache. The new version of Chrome had some bugs in it so our tech guru made some changes to the site to correct that error. Once you clear your cache things should look back to normal.

Suggested For You


Leave a Reply

Design*Sponge reserves the right to restrict comments that do not contribute constructively to the conversation at hand, that comment on people's physical appearance, contain profanity, personal attacks, hate speech or seek to promote a personal or unrelated business. Our goal is to create a safe space where everyone (commenters, subjects of posts and moderators) feels comfortable to speak. Please treat others the way you would like to be treated and be willing to take responsibility for the impact your words may have on others. Disagreement, differences of opinion and heated discussion are welcome, but comments that do not seek to have a mature and constructive dialogue will not be published. We moderate all comments with great care and do not delete any lightly. Please note that our team (writers, moderators and guests) deserve the same right to speak and respond as you do, and your comments may be responded to or disagreed with. These guidelines help us maintain a safe space and work toward our goal of connecting with and learning from each other.