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Established in Helsinki in the 1950s, the chromatic brand quickly garnered adoration worldwide for its vibrant, bold textiles. With more than 100 striking patterns, the charming brand made a dramatic North American retail comeback with its 2007 Miami opening. Brighten up the doldrums of a cubicle with a unikko mousepad ($19.50) emblazoned with a cherry-red blossom, or stack on a lilac-hued ninette bangle ($38). Candy-apple-red stacked animal wall stickers ($115) can cover up Crayola wall scribbles depicting a boat pulled by horses and lend a playful touch to any room. Marimekko also spruces up living zones with bedding, bath items, and wallpaper, while sprucing up person zones with splashy apparel such as the wavy, summery aalto A-line tank dress ($89) and kid clothing such as a stain-concealing floral-print mini unikko bib ($14).