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Louis Vuitton hosted a cocktail on Monday night at the storied Paris taxidermy store Deyrolle to celebrate the launch of the My Monogram service on Small Leather Goods
To set the mood, British artist Billie Achilleos transformed the maison’s signature wallets, coin pouches, belts, and bag hardware into a menagerie of animals.
The hardy armadillo, for instance, paid homage to the durability and quality of the leather, while the lively chameleon showed off LV’s wide spectrum of colors.
on 13th September 2011 | No Comments »
Working under the mysterious and promising luxury label YS Black, Julien Perera is a web designer by day.
Has to bring his talent to balance form with function, to provide his websites and webapps visitors with tools and information in a logical order ….
But when he gets home after work, the man can’t stop being creative and his imagination is given full rein!
on 18th August 2011 | No Comments »
Incase announced today the second release of designs in the Incase for Andy Warhol Collection.
“Iconic Warhol images turn Incase’s signature protective cases and bags for iPhone, iPad and MacBook into functional pieces of art.”
The latest collection release highlights Warhol’s artistic range, featuring imagery from works in a variety of media including silkscreening (Elvis, Advertisements), film (Empire) and hand-drawing (Telephone, Do It Yourself Flowers).
on 11th July 2011 | No Comments »
The Absolut Art Collection Tour is about to make its final stop in Shanghai after touring across Asia Pacific over the past few months.
The Absolut Art Collection, a celebration of art, creativity and popular culture, includes works by Andy Warhol, Francesco Clemente, Rosemarie Trockel, Béatrice Cussol and Angus Fairhurst, to name a few.
This will be the last chance to see the collection before it returns to Sweden. The exhibition will run from July 14th to 30th in Longmen Art Projects Shanghai.
A new sculpture to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Jaguar E-type has been unveiled at Goodwood on the first day of the Festival of Speed.
The monument, built out of piping, soars 28 meters into the sky in front of Goodwood House and will be one of the first things to greet visitors arriving to the motoring festival, which kicked off June 30.
The piece was created in the model of an up-ended E-type by the sculptor Gerry Judah, using steel supplied by another offshoot of Jaguar’s parent company, Tata.
on 28th June 2011 | No Comments »
China has overtaken the United States as the biggest auction market for art and collectable objects, after its sales more than doubled in just one year.
A report for the CVV (the French Auction Market Authority) said sales in China, including Hong Kong, grew 137 percent in 2010 to 10.8 billion dollars.
China now holds 34.3 percent of global market share, compared to 24.2 percent in 2009, said the authority, a public body that regulates the auction industry in France.