Commonly used as an aggregate in children’s playgrounds, the material is springy, fun to walk on and intended to invite visitor interaction. The urban pool theme continued with a ladder and a black wooden deck with patterns inspired by the decorative roofs of old London Underground stations.
Guests at the Black London preview party included designer Tom Dixon, artist Daniel Lismore, light artist Moritz Waldemeyer and model Sang Kim.
Working with Diesel Black Gold, Wallpaper* and Raw-Edges, mixologists from London restaurant sketch created the Blackberry Gold and Rusty Edge cocktails for The Courtyard’s launch event. The cocktails were served from a bespoke bar, also designed by Raw-Edges as part of the installation.