The name Artifort is derived from combining art & comfort. Design with form and function that captures the heart, Artifort creates an aesthetically pleasing design that captures the mind. Since the turn of the 20th century, Artifort has been creating interior design that endures. Artifort is a world famous brand emphasizes functionality, comfort and quality combined with aesthetically pleasing design and an innovative use of materials. Artifort means top quality design by top designers. With elements for the home, office, boardroom or lobby, everyone who attaches importance to form and function will find a design that captures their heart.
Diplomat (founded in 2000) is a partnership of the furniture and product designers Ashley Hall and Matthew Kavanagh and is based in London. Ashley Hall studied furniture design at Nottingham Trent University and the Royal College of Art. Awarded his MA in 1992, he then worked as a designer of furniture, products, lighting and interiors for various design firms and manufacturers in London. Matthew Kavanagh studied product design at the South Bank University, graduating in 1988. Inspired by the Memphis design movement of the late nineteen-seventies and early eighties, Matthew moved to Italy and worked for Olivetti.View other products by Diplomat U.K.