Newly commissioned for Possession Obsession, Giles Round & Casa Estudio Souvenirs twill baseball cap blurs boundaries between art, design and merchandise, taking inspiration from the trademarks of Pop Art. Its bold and catchy slogan plays with recognisability and mundanity, nodding to the immediate, witty, sexy and gimmicky nature of popular culture items. This snappy hat is a must-have for Aspen visitors, local and distant fans alike.
Giles Round (b. 1976 London, UK) is an artist who currently lives and works in London & St Leonards on Sea. Round works across disciplines – including art, design and architecture – through a wide range of techniques and approaches including ceramics, furniture, painting, print and sculpture. Recent exhibitions include: Quench, Margate (2021); Brighton CCA, Brighton (2020); The Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire (2018); Wellcome Collection, London (2018); Goswell Road, Paris (2018); Spike Island, Bristol (2017).
Casa Estudio is the design studio founded by Round and designer Andrés Ros Soto. Focusing on the design of exhibitions, furniture and print their work is characterised by bold use of colour, pattern and geometry.