Wednesday, 9 September 2009

Check Mate

As part of the 2009 london design festival (sep 19–27) spanish designer jamie hayon will present 'the tournament'. the giant porcelain chess set will be situated between the two fountains and faces the staircase of the national portrait gallery in trafalgar square. the installation reflects the battle of trafalgar between the british royal navy and the combined fleets of the spanish & french navy, which the british won thanks to the tactics used by lord nelson.


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