A series of textile designs by Peter Marigold, Hunting and Narud and Study O Portable tell stories about the production process and origins of cashmere
The London-based designer is fascinated by imperfections in everyday objects – the “runts of production”. It is only when things go wrong, he says, that we can appreciate how things are made.
Icon is ten years old this month! For this special “collectors” issue, we asked Paul Smith, Richard Rogers, Amanda Levete, Sebastian Bergne, Madelon Vriesendorp, Peter Marigold and David Rockwell to show us their private collections of objects that influence their work. And we also invited all our past cover stars, from Maarten Baas to Daniel Libeskind, to complete the Icon psychological test.
As someone who has fixated on objects my whole life, I found it very difficult to choose just five out of the sea of things surrounding me. I guess I should have chosen a famous chair or something…
Peter Marigold's Split Boxes have been turned into an asymmetrical set of shelves by SCP, previewed at iSaloni.
Young Londoner Peter Marigold graces the cover of the August issue, which is out now. The designer, whose ingenuity and sculptural dexterity are clearly taking him places, leads us through the woods. We also take a walk along the High Line in New York and visit Berlin’s DMY Festival.
A sliced log of eucalyptus was used to make the facade of this cabinet by London-based designer Peter Marigold, for a recent exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers.