Finnish fabric company Marimekko has remained a much beloved design presence since its inception in 1951. The colorful designs resonate till today thanks to their long-lasting presence in Crate and Barrel and also their regular appearance in decor and fashion magazines. But we were still (happily) surprised to discover their recognizable floral patterns will soon be emblazoned upon some flip phones, inside and out.
Blog SpreadGrani.com reports the 16.9mm thick Marimekko Mobile from SHARP will be released from NTT Docomo in July. The cell offers a VGA 3.4" widescreen display, 8 megapixel camera, and will be offered in red, black or blue. of course, like many things tech-fashion forward, the Sharp "SH-02B Marimekko edition is a Japan only release.