I was recently commissioned by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) to write a series of four essays for their microsite, charting the progress of a project called the Invisible Store of Happiness, an installation for Clerkenwell Design Week by furniture designer Sebastian Cox and sculptor Laura Ellen Bacon. This is the third essay entitled Marking. (All copy is as supplied.)
May’s issue of the Clerkenwell Post featured Touch Wood my story about the Invisible Store of Happiness – a collaboration between the American Hardwood Export Council, Sebastian Cox and Laura Ellen Bacon that resulted in a site-specific installation for Clerkenwell Design Week.
Clerkenwell Design Week is known for making an impact – not least with its much talked about street installations. Katie Treggiden goes behind the scenes to find out more about the three-metre high American hardwood structure that furniture designer Sebastian Cox and outdoor sculptor Laura Ellen Bacon are making for the archway at the Order of Saint John.