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Like many children growing up in a city, my first experience of public space was the playground. Fortunately, I grew up near a playground that was home to a beautiful suite of concrete horses designed by Constantino Nivola. Even as children, we appreciated that these were horses were different, and more than simple playground furniture.

“Tino” Nivola (1911 — 1988), born in Sardinia, was a brilliant artist and designer who imbued the subtle design of these horses and all his work with an Etruscan aesthetic that exuded mythology and heroic endeavor. The horses were not simply a call to play…

Anthony Deen

Anthony Deen is a creative director, project leader, architect and educator with 20 years of experience in developing powerful brand narratives.

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