rocky the rocking horse by marc newson for magis
rocky the rocking horse by marc newson for magis rocky the rocking horse by marc newson for magis
apr 24, 2012

rocky the rocking horse by marc newson for magis

rocky the rocking horse by marc newson for magis




australian-born designer marc newson has made a rocking horse for magis. ‘rocky’ is a modern take on a traditional object, a pop version taking its character loosely from medieval jousting horses. a historic childhood icon, the rocking horse is in newson’s interpretation dressed up as a cowboy. the parallelogram motion mimics the movement of the traditional toy. ‘rocky’ is made in recycled polyethylene through rotational moulding – a production process, ideal for hollow items.






view from the front



available in black and white



the simplicity of the form and material is accentuated through the gold rein



rocking horses on show at salone del mobile 2012 image © designboom

  • thats a whole lotta plastic!

    enivro warrior says:
  • very nice says:
  • the chocolate horse looks delicious

    lechef says:
  • enivro warrior <--- jealous!! 😛

    a-ha says:
  • everybody can be a Prince on a white horse now!! lol

    7e55e says:

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