The TGFxLittle Proba Rug Collection Is Unquestionably Good
A new rug collection – TGFxLittle Proba – is the joyous result of a collaboration between the Studio Proba initiative, Little Proba, and the Toni Garrn Foundation (TGF). Designed by 27 students at Wioso Senior High School in Ghana, each floor covering is a celebration of the students’ ability to embody themselves and their culture.
Multidisciplinary artist Alex Proba started Little Proba in 2019 as a hands on way to teach children how to reach their inner artist, to put that work out into the world, and raise money for charities. To create the TGFxLittle Proba rug collection, she led virtual workshops with Toni Garrn Foundation members who were on the ground in Ghana. TGF was founded in 2016, focusing on educational initiatives for girls in Africa in the hopes of closing the gender gap in education.
The virtual workshops allowed Proba to share color theory as well as how to create abstract drawings and paintings with bold colors, shapes, and patterns. The girls’ artworks put all of this fresh knowledge to work, with the colors and symbols of Ghana included in each design. Finally, the rugs were then hand-woven by women in India who have long worked with Studio Proba. All proceeds from the TGFxLittle Proba rug collection will go directly back to the Toni Garrn Foundation.
To view the rest of the TGFxLittle Proba rug collection or to purchase a rug, visit probahome.com/tgf-x-little-proba.
PANTONE Color of the Year 2022
The Pantone Color of the Year 2022 is… PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri! Check out this curated collection of our favorite finds on Design Milk Shop that give nod to the Pantone Color of the Year 2022 to get ahead of the New Year!