Louis Vuitton's Objets Nomades collection - a collection of travel-inspired furniture and objects made in collaboration with internationally renowned designers - first launched in 2012. Now, the Maison's collaborative design showcase has landed in Hong Kong to exhibit the pieces created in partnership with celebrated designers around the world.
The showcase will exhibit at Pedder Building, a historical landmark in the heart of Hong Kong, and will feature an extensive range of pieces that celebrate the heritage of Louis Vuitton with design details worked in, such as the classic LV monogram. Combining the power of art, design and fashion, the showcase will be a colourful one, built by Nelson Chow of NC Design & Architecture, and will likely see interest from fans across all creative intersections, especially fans of the brand.
“I was inspired by Hong Kong’s old mansions. I studied places like Haw Par Mansion on Tai Hang Road and King Yin Lei on Stubbs Road and transported their beams, curved walls and cross motifs to the interior,” Chow said on his inspiration for the exhibition design. “We also looked at the way these houses were divided into different compartments.”
Included in the exhibition, will be design duo Zanellato/Bortotto‘s Lanterns, which accompanies statement chairs, sofas, trunks and more. Alongside this, Atelier Biagetti has created a new perspective of the Anemona table, as well as Objets Nomades featuring a collaboration with contemporary artist Wing Shya, whose movement-driven photographs will be on display throughout the showcase. The Objets Nomades 2021 exhibition runs until April 8, 2021.
Since its inception in 2012, the Louis Vuitton Objets Nomades collection has employed the skills of international designers such as Atelier Oi, Atelier Biagetti, the Campana Brothers, Andre Fu, Raw Edges and Tokujin Yoshikoka to bring the showcase to audiences across the globe. The only requirement once chosen, is that each designer must create functional pieces of art that nod to Louis Vuitton’s vision of exploration, embodying the brand’s design codes and savoir-faire.
The collection, complete with hammocks, side tables and transformative sofas showcases the House’s attention to complex craftsmanship and creative innovation.