Object Timeline

1951

  • Work on this object began.

1970

1979

  • Work on this object ended.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

2021

Collection, Design Research Inc. Archive: Marimekko Collection

This is a Collection. It was created by Design Research, Inc. and founded by Benjamin Thompson and collection scope/subject Marimekko Oy. It is dated 1951–79 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is correspondence, notes, contracts; brochures, press and promotional pieces (i.e. press releases, mailing cards); trade catalogs, swatches and sample books; photographs; newspaper and magazine clippings (advertisements, articles). . It is a part of the Archives department.

This object was donated by Benjamin Thompson and Jane Thompson. It is credited Gift of Benjamin and Jane Thompson.

Its dimensions are

approximately 8.5 cu. ft.

Cite this object as

Collection, Design Research Inc. Archive: Marimekko Collection; Created by Design Research, Inc. (United States); USA; correspondence, notes, contracts; brochures, press and promotional pieces (i.e. press releases, mailing cards); trade catalogs, swatches and sample books; photographs; newspaper and magazine clippings (advertisements, articles). ; approximately 8.5 cu. ft.; Gift of Benjamin and Jane Thompson; 1997-123-1

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