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Designer of the Day: Rogan Gregory

The New York fashion designer-turned-sculptor on the resolution of shapes, the two most important things he’s ever made, and surfing in Montauk.

The New York fashion designer-turned-sculptor on the resolution of shapes, the two most important things he’s ever made, and surfing in Montauk.

Here, we ask designers to take a selfie and give us an inside look at their lives.

Age: 44

Occupation: Sculptor

Hometown: Montauk, New York

Studio location: Montauk, New York

Describe what you make: Sculptures.

The most important thing you’ve designed to date: My son and daughter.

The problem your work solves: Certainty and perfection are elusive, but I am able to find truth in the forms I sculpt. I take a meditative approach to the resolution of a shape or a combination of shapes. These are the problems I attempt to solve in my studio.

Describe the project you are working on now: Its roundish.

What you absolutely have to have in your studio: Salt air.

What you do when you’re not working: Surf.

Sources of creative envy: Martin Margiela and Donald Judd.

The distraction you want to eliminate: Trump.

Concrete or marble? Alabaster.

High-rise or townhouse? Beach house.

Aliens or ghosts? Kids.

Remember or forget? Forget.

Dark or light? Dont kick the darkness.

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