The Drop




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Paul Cocksedge's 'Drop' was a huge metal coin, as if fallen from the skies outside the entrance of the Southbank Centre.

At the Southbank Centre, Paul Cocksedge was commissioned by London Design Festival organizers to produce an installation for its Size + Matter initiative. His creation of Drop, a huge metal coin (as if dropped from the heavens by a giant) proved popular with people of all ages who willingly stuck pennies onto the magnetized surface, turning it from bronze to copper.
Each penny added was turned into a donation of £1 to Barnardo's, by the charity's main sponsors.

London Design Festival

Over nine days in September, the London Design Festival feature hundreds of events taking place across London, showcasing the city's pivotal role in global design. The London Design Festival 2018 will be held 15-23 September, featuring over 400 Partners, Landmark Projects, and V&A Commissions.

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