Furniture designer Jan Armgardt, who includes a living room interior for Barbie among his many credits, has designed a range of sofas and armchairs called Toga for Austrian furniture manufacturer Wittmann. Described as ‘the perfect balance of ease and aesthetics’, the collection is characterised by the ‘lightness’ of its styling and distributed in the UK by Enigma. Gently curved arm-rests and tall seat backs combine to denote ‘classical restraint and subtle elegance’, says Enigma’s Gill King. Enigma is based at 103 Canalot Studios, Kensal Road, London W10.
Last week Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner suggested a “guaranteed state income”, similar to a universal basic income (UBI), for creatives would help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on their
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.