Posts Tagged ‘haute couture’

Manus x Machina exhibition by OMA, New York City

May 4th, 2016

At the centerpiece of the exhibition, a 2014 haute couture wedding dress by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel with a 20-foot train occupies a central cocoon. Details of its embroidery are projected onto a domed ceiling.

Wilderness Embodied by Iris van Herpen at Haute Couture week, Paris

January 13th, 2014

Iris van Herpen draws equally upon the life force that pulses through the sculptures of DavidAltmejd. His wild organic forms derived from the regenerative processes of nature have inspired Wilderness Embodied.

3D printed high-tech haute couture collection by Daniel Widrig & Iris van Herpen

December 12th, 2013

3D printed high-tech haute couture collection by Daniel Widrig

Mariage haute couture by Vergalli Design & Furniture, Bergamo – Italy

April 10th, 2013

Mariage haute couture store by Vergalli Design & Furniture, Bergamo – Italy

DVS boutique by Dirk Van Saene, Antwerp

March 8th, 2013

The racks, with matching mirrors and lamps, are created by Dutch designer Maarten Baas who took his clay furniture to another level. The low wooden tables with ceramic figurines were made by Dirk Van Saene himself, who after 30 years in the Belgian avant-garde scene, created his own little universe.

Dior Taipei 101 flagship store by Pure Creative, Taipei

July 16th, 2012

In the store itself, neutral tones let the collections take the starring role: the leather goods and their fearless colors, the refined timepieces settings. Subtle touches of gold leaf add a warmly modern touch to the precision black and white Dior Homme spaces.

Suzusan lighting by Hiroyuki Murase

March 8th, 2012

The Murase family has been hand-adorning fabrics using traditional and complex techniques for over 100 years. Now in the fourth generation, Hiroyuki Murase, the oldest son, has combined his design education with his families craft to create ‘Suzusan’ haute couture lighting and accessories.

l’Eclaireur shop by Saq, Paris

May 12th, 2011

‘This is not just a shop; it’s a fantasy in which everyone has to find a story for themselves.’ Within the idiom of L’Eclaireur, shoppers are guests and are genuinely welcomed as such by every staff member. Adapted to his/her wishes and interest, the guest is proposed a personalized visit and in so-doing discovers the exposed goods. Here, within a retail environment that would normally highlight merchandise, the visitor plays a privileged role in the act of its ‘unveiling’.