16 March – 2 April 2012, Coexistence, Islington
288 Upper Street, Islington, N1 2TF

This is a unique exhibition and events by  British design brand MARK .

The exhibition sees the launch of  the new Verso chair by Tomoko Azumi and Bosco II sofas and benches by Gala Wright.

With Danish textiles company Kvadrat, the exhibition provides  a fascinating insight into how a new piece of furniture is designed and made, through four exhibits based on MARK’s products. Tomoko Azumi’s new Verso chair is shown through every step of the design process from the original briefing of the designer, through sketches and tiny scale models to the first production models, showing all the thinking that goes into every detail. Gala Wright’s Arris and Bosco II ranges are used to demonstrate the skills of the makers that make fine wooden furniture using films and photographs. There will also be a tower of materials, showing the many natural and man-made materials that go into a modern sofa, where these come from, how they are processed, and how sustainable they are. Finally, Dylan Freeth’s Iso table shows us the collaborative nature of design – the web of conversations and connections that is woven through the development of each new product.

From 19-23 March there will be a number of talks by MARK designers, collaborators and friends including

Tomoko Azumi, Max Fraser, William Knight, Kvadrat’s Thomas Ellingsøe and MARK’s founders Anna Hart and John Miller. The full programme and details on how to book are on the exhibitions and events page of the MARK website,

For details of the talks see here

For Further details and on how to book see

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