Louis Vuitton: art, fashion and architeture.
Louis Vuitton will soon be releasing a book, giving you a detailed look into the various collaborative projects that the brand has been involved in. Louis Vuitton: Art, Fashion And Architecture will also come in limited edition Takashi Murakami version.
“Louis Vuitton: Art, Fashion and Architecture offers, for the first time in the luxury brand’s history, a critical selection of the creative exchanges forged between Louis Vuitton and a growing number of designers from the worlds of art, architecture, design, photography and fashion. This richly illustrated anthology is supplemented by critical essays that analyse and shed new light on Louis Vuitton’s commitment during one of the most fertile periods of contemporary creation. Written by international critics from the world of art, fashion and architecture, this work, stretching over 400 pages and illustrated with 400 colour documents, will be released in three languages – French, English and Italian – and will be available in bookshops, published respectively by de La Martinière, Rizzoli NY and Rizzoli Italia.
A deluxe edition exclusively designed for Louis Vuitton by Takashi Murakami will be for sale in Louis Vuitton stores and on http://www.louisvuitton.com from September 1st 2009.”
Some images from projects featured in the book, along with detailed information on the book follow after the jump.
Metro Station “Drassanes” at Barcelona.
Flower Market at Barcelona.
Design Cities: Tokyo 1987, How High The Moon, Shiro Kuramata, 1986 Lacquered wire mesh, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein.
Tokuda Yasokichi III, Bowl, ‘Genesis’ (Sosei), 1991. Porcelain with vivid coloured glazes (yôsai), On loan from the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
Industrial Facility, Two Timer Clocks, designed by Industrial Facility for Established and Sons, Photo credit, Industrial Facility.
Yannick Pouliot,Régence: monomaniaque, Mixed media, 9.7 x 246.5 x 59 cm, Collection of the artist, Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay.
Dale Chihuly, American, born in 1941, Rembrandt Blue and Oxblood Persian, detail, 1990, Blown glass, Overall: 35 x 26 1/2 x 27 1/2″, The Wornick Collection , © Dale Chihuly, Photograph © 2006 Lee Fatherree, Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Grant Vaughan,Split Form, 2005, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Photo by Lee Fatherree.