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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Grade data released today shows 300 fewer students on art and design-related courses this year, with girls nearly three times as likely to study the subjects as boys.
The council has chosen design consultants Publica to provide strategic oversight for its £235 million plan, which may include “more plants, reduced traffic and fewer building emissions”.
Some 25 years on from its first launch, the series dedicated to great thinkers and philosophers is being updated with 20 more titles.