a few pieces from DAVID DAVID Spring/ Summer 09, by David Saunders
Origin: Grimsby, England
Career highlight: “David David being featured in both British and American Vogue in the same month.”
Design background: Having studied at Chelsea College of Art, the designer worked with British artists Tracey Emin and Mat Collishaw. He set up his label in 2007.
Stockists: Dover Street Market, Matches, 90 Square Metres (Amsterdam), Henrik Viskov (Copenhagen), Edition (Japan), Daily Projects (Korea), UK Style (Russia) and Seven (USA).
Who is your ideal customer? “A youthful David Hockney because he loves a good splash of colour or Valentine Fillol-Cordier because she is wild at heart.”
What the papers say: “David David elevates the ordinary to new creative heights’ Jefferson Hack, The Daily Telegraph
What he says: “My designs are sporty, fun and youthful.”
Name three things that are inspiring you at the moment: “Free drawing, waterside pursuits and creative crashes.”
A visitor is in London for an afternoon. Where would you recommend they go? “Brick Lane, Hampstead Heath, The British Museum, The Sir John Soane’s Museum, Modern Art gallery, White Cube, Bistrotheque.”