Founder of Off-White and Louis Vuitton men’s artistic director, Virgil Abloh, is an artistic person who do hesitate to dip his hands in everything that interests him. From IKEA pieces to Mercedes-Benz G-Class to the unimaginable: refreshing the masterpiece from one of the greatest industrial designer of our time, Dieter Rams.
The Dieter Rams-designed The Wandanlage HiFi wall system from 1965 has been given an updated look by founder of Off-White and artistic director of Louis Vuitton, Virgil Abloh. The update is in fact very subtle and it is something you either hate it or love it.
You know what they said about wearing the city. OK. Never mind that no such saying exists, but with Louis Vuitton Wearable Cityscape Jackets from the Parisian label’s Fall/Winter 2021 collection, you can literally wear the city.
Mercedes-Benz and Virgil Abloh just made me hate art. They actually did. First off, it was a vague and overly artistic worded press release on Project Geländewagen. I took me the longest time to understand what they trying to do here. While my grammar may not be best, my English is still passable.
As it turned out, IKEA’s collaboration with architecture-trained, fashion design and founder of street wear label Off-White, Virgil Abloh, on the Frakta bag is just the beginning. It was a prelude to a collection called MARKERAD. MARKERAD, according to the Swedish flatpack furniture specialist, is “a collection of first home must-haves that don’t force you …