Jasper Morrison has designed a range of furniture for Vitra. The series includes the Advanced Table Module (pictured), conference and meeting tables, storage shelves and wall screens. The company commissioned Morrison to develop the desk system to cater for a mobile workforce, says a Vitra spokeswoman, who describes the ATM as ‘a simple, intuitive workspace that people can dress up as much as they like’. Apart from the storage shelves, which will launch in January, the series is available from Vitra dealers and the London showroom this week.
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