Armi Ratia

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Armi Ratia
Born 13 July 1912
Pälkjärvi, Finland
Died 3 October 1979(1979-10-03) (aged 67)
Helsinki, Finland
Nationality Finnish
Occupation Founder of Marimekko
Spouse(s) Viljo Ratia
Children Ristomatti, Anttimatti and Eriika

Armi Ratia (13 July 1912, Pälkjärvi – 3 October 1979) was the founder of the Finnish textile and clothing company Marimekko Oy.[1] She is among Finland's most famous female entrepreneurs. She was born in Pälkjärvi in Ladogan Karelia.[2]

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  1. ^ Lange, Alexandra; Thompson, Jane (2012). Design Research: The Store That Brought Modern Living to American Homes. San Francisco: Chronicle Books. p. 74. ISBN 978-1-4521-1321-0. 
  2. ^ "Ratia, Armi (1912 - 1979)". Biografiakeskus.