Skandium will launch a range of new fabrics by Finnish manufacturer and designer Marimekko at this year’s 100% Design show. The range includes designs by young artist Erja Hivi (Bottna pictured) and a 1949 design by Maija Isola called Amfora. Credited with being the fabric that led to her discovery by Marimekko founder Armi Ratia, Amfora was designed for Printex before Marimekko was launched. 100% Design takes place at London’s Earls Court from 25-28 September.
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As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
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