From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
|Armi Maria Ratia|
Ms. Ratia in 1959.
|Born||13 July 1912
Pälkjärvi, Grand Duchy of Finland
|Died||3 October 1979
|Occupation||Founder of Marimekko|
|Children||Ristomatti, Anttimatti and Eriika|
Armi Maria Ratia née Airaksinen (13 July 1912 – 3 October 1979) was the founder of the Finnish textile and clothing company Marimekko Oy. She is among Finland's most famous female entrepreneurs. She was born in Pälkjärvi in Ladogan Karelia.
- 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.
- "Ratia, Armi (1912–1979)". Biografiakeskus.
- "Hietaniemen hautausmaa – merkittäviä vainajia" (PDF). Helsingin seurakuntayhtymä. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
|This Finnish biographical article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This European business-related biographical article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|