It occurred to me that i have posted several times about the Hermes furniture line but haven't actually posted the details of the items in the collection. Known for their architectural spirit in their designs in general whether in their bags or accessories, it is only natural for Hermes to apply the same approach to their furniture. As it is already known, architect Antonio Citterio designed their debut collection and Philippe Nigro worked on the latest one presented last April during Salone Del Mobili. Below are the details as described on the Hermes website.
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After Antonio Citterio and Shigeru Ban, this year during Milan Design Week, Hermès presented their latest collection ‘Nécessaire d’Hermès’ designed by Philippe Nigro. The collection is basically of items ‘necessary’ for daily living, thus its name. The collection is of 8 elements, the main feature is the bench with hidden drawers, all seamless in design and finish. The collection also includes poufs, tables, clothes hanger where to put your cozy dresses similar to the ones at short prom dress websites, and a screen. All designs relate to the Hermès style, to the point, well handcrafted, but with fabrics from the ever so popular Hermès collection.
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Checking out one of my favorite websites, Yatzer, I came across their post with the Hermès collection in details as revealed in Milan this past week. Most people were looking forward to the final debut of this long awaited collection. In my post about Hermès Maison, the collection was still vague, with information of their collaboration with Dedar for their wallpaper and home fabric collection.
Well known architects, Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines, designed the exhibition space, the Hermès Pavillion , the furniture however was designed by Enzo Mari, Antonio Citterio and RDAI Studio.
The beautiful exhibition space was mainly made out of cardboard tubes woven with paper. The Pavilion incorporated rooms of different sizes resembling the spaces of a home, some private and some shared. When pieces have such simple structure and form, quality is crucial. The luxury prevails through the material used and the fine finishing details of every part of every piece.
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