Designers Rocky Alvarez, Carl Clerkin, Gitta Gshwendtner, Michael Marriott and Will Warren have created specially made exhibits for the exhibition Cupboard Love. Each designer was asked to create a visual response to the Victorian expression with the result being a collection of cabinets, boxes and buckets. Gschwendtner’s work (pictured) is billed as signifying ‘the way objects change with time and use’, and illustrates a chest of drawers changing over time as the owner stores items between its segments. The exhibition, which also features a window installation by textile designer Lisa Stickley, runs from 7 February to 26 April at the Applied Arts Agency in London.
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