Printed textiles are “not just an accessory but something that can create a space” says Marimekko creative director

Bold colours and prints can enhance interiors in the same way as architectural details, argues Rebekka Bay of lifestyle brand Marimekko in this interview.

Bay was appointed creative director of the Finnish design firm in 2020 having previously held top roles at fashion brands including Everlane, Cos and Uniqlo.

Founded in 1951, Marimekko is known for its bright and bold prints that are applied to clothing, ceramics and homeware.

Bay talked to Dezeen about how printed textiles can add spatial design to interiors. Photo courtesy of Marimekko

More than just decorative pieces, Bay believes Marimekko’s patterned surfaces can be used as features to define and create interior spaces.

“Often printed

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