During the Salone del Mobile in Milan that started today ,8 April 2014, Louis Vuitton will share with Cassina their passion for Charlotte Perriand and presents “Charlotte Perriand une icône de la modernité”(Charlotte Perriand an icon of modernity), an installation dedicated to one of the most vanguard architect of the twentieth century.
Louis Vuitton has chosen the unconventional style of Charlotte Perriand as inspiration for its Icons Collections Spring / Summer 2014 and Fall / Winter 2014-2015. This project emerged from several passions of the artist, starting with traveling, photography, architecture and design, which led her to create avant-garde projects with refined minimalism found in collection of Louis Vuitton .
The exhibition ” Charlotte Perriand an icon of modernity” is a world premiere of the new editions of Cassina , including the iconic lounger LC4 CP made in 1000 pieces. Developed with the expertise of Louis Vuitton for the work of the upholstery , it has the same freestanding mattress as the first model, but in natural leather . The footrest and headrest are dark brown leather in contrast with the tanneries Louis Vuitton . Some characteristic details are recognizable : yellow stitches on the natural leather and elegant straps of the headrest remember the finishing of LV’s bags .
Each base , basalt color, bears the dedication “Hommage de Cassina à Charlotte Perriand à l’occasion de la Collection Icones 2014 de Louis Vuitton” and it is authentic certified with the number of the limited edition. As always, the signatures of the authors and the Cassina I Maestri logo are engraved .