Marimekko Corporation    STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE                                 
                         19 January 2009 at 2 p.m.                              

RELEASE OF MARIMEKKO'S FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE YEAR 2008                   

Marimekko Corporation's results for the year 2008 will be released on Thursday, 
29 January 2009 at 9 a.m. A briefing for the media and analysts will be held in 
Marimekko's store in the Kämp Galleria Shopping Mall, Pohjoisesplanadi 31,      
Helsinki, at 9.30 a.m.                                                          

Those wishing to attend the briefing are requested to notify us in advance by   
phoning Piia Pakarinen on +358 9 758 7293 or emailing                           
piia.pakarinen@marimekko.fi.                                                    

MARIMEKKO CORPORATION                                                           
Group Communications                                                            

Marja Korkeela                                                                  
Tel.   +358 9 758 7238                                                          
Fax:   +358 9 759 1676                                                          
Email: marja.korkeela@marimekko.fi                                              

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Marimekko's website www.marimekko.com                                           

Marimekko is a leading Finnish textile and clothing design company that was     
established in 1951. The company designs, manufactures and markets high-quality 
clothing, interior decoration textiles, bags and other accessories under the    
Marimekko brand, both in Finland and abroad. Marimekko products are also        
manufactured under license in various countries. In 2007, the company's net     
sales amounted to EUR 77.3 million. Exports and income from international       
operations accounted for 26.5% of the Group's net sales. The Group employs about
400 people. The company's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. For   
further information, visit www.marimekko.com