New York – Interior designer Mark Cunningham is now also a home furnishings curator.
His newly launched Marked collection of furniture, fabrics and found goods represents his latest career venture and, as he put it, “a distillation” of his three decades of practice in luxury design.
After 15 years with Ralph Lauren, Cunningham started his own eponymous design firm in 2005.
The Marked collection is grounded on a refined furniture line produced by local artisans and built around favorites from Cunningham’s portfolio of custom designed pieces while also introducing newly imagined shapes to fulfill a collection that is versatile and timeless. It includes upholstery and casegoods.
The line’s curated selection of found and vintage objects is sourced globally and from his own private collection, and showcases Cunningham’s deep regard for provenance, craftsmanship, and quality.
And inspired by his lifelong affinity for ceramics, the program’s premier textile collection features Cunningham’s reinterpretations of patterns and colors used by some of the prolific ceramicists that have influenced his aesthetic. The fabrics are designed to serve a wide range of projects. They are woven from all natural cotton and linen fibers and engineered for use across multiple applications.
Cunningham said establishing a textiles line through Marked offers him the opportunity to experiment with design in ways he has not typically. “As it develops, the Marked fabric line will showcase color palettes, patterns, and textures that will help to broaden the definition, and the versatility, of the Mark Cunningham ethos.”
The collection is available for viewing by appointment To the Trade through Cunningham’s studio space, located at 15 West 37th Street.
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