Marc Newson

Rocky Rocking Horse
Rocky Rocking Horse
Rocky Rocking Horse
Rocky Rocking Horse
Rocky Rocking Horse
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Rocky Rocking Horse

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Commissioned for Magis’ Me Too range for children, Rocky is a modern take on a traditional object - a pop version taking its form loosely from medieval jousting horses. The parallelogram motion mimics the movement of a traditional rocking horse. It is made from rotationally moulded polyethylene chosen for both its durability and recyclability, and is in production by Magis.

Year

2012

Sector

Objects

Key materials

Plastic
Polyethylene
Sisal rope
Steel