• Apartamento Magazine
  • issue 7, Spring/Summer 2011

Vuokko Eskolin-Nurmesniemi

Design mom Helsinki: Vuokko Eskolin-Nurmesniemi is my favourite Finnish designer and Issey Miyake’s fashion mom. One of the most influential characters in the local post-war design scene, Vuokko has made a significant contribution to the field both in Finland and abroad. She introduced minimalist cuts and voluminous prints in her work for Marimekko in the 1950s,…

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