One of the past week’s major highlights was Faye Toogood’s hat trick presentation at Project B Gallery in Milan. The British designer exhibited three great new series, including:
1) The killer Assemblage No. 4: Roly-Poly, the latest iteration of Toogood’s ongoing Assemblage furniture collection, embraces soft lines and childlike, rounded edges (we especially love the pregnancy-inspired daybed). All pieces were composed of off-white or green fiberglass—a material more typically employed to create boat hulls—and the furniture was complemented by milky throws and a hand-woven tapestry.
2) The sculptural Toogood fashion collection, a collaborative project between sisters Faye and Erica Toogood. Inspired by and named in honor of a series of trade workers—the Beekeeper, the Oilrigger, the Mechanic, the Milkman, and so on—this set of nine black and white unisex coats comes in hardwearing materials like painters canvas, waxed cotton, and vulcanized rubber. We’re especially big fans of the pieces’ dramatic structures, gotta-touch fabrics, oversized pockets and unique labeling—which feature the names of each of the players whose hands have touched the garment along the way, including the pattern cutter, the designer, the manufacturer, the seller, and—once it’s yours—the owner.
3). The sweet, Delft blue and cream Indigo Storm ceramic set for 1882 Ltd. reinterprets traditional cream ware forms, drawing upon the chance patterns created when pigment added to slip coating doesn’t fully blend.
More to Love
Bronze Spade Chair by Faye Toogood
Indigo Storm Bowl by Faye Toogood
Indigo Storm Pasta Bowl by Faye Toogood for 1882 Ltd
Indigo Storm Mug by Faye Toogood for 1882 Ltd
Indigo Storm Jug by Faye Toogood for 1882 Ltd
Indigo Storm Handleless Cup by Faye Toogood for 1882 Ltd
Indigo Storm Salad Plate by Faye Toogood
Indigo Storm Dinner Plate by Faye Toogood for 1882 Ltd
Roly Poly Dining Table by Faye Toogood
Roly Poly Chair by Faye Toogood
Play Throw Small by Faye Toogood