maison martin margiela milan design week 2010
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apr 20, 2010
maison martin margiela milan design week 2010


‘the maison in a room’
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‘the maison in a room’
10 corso como, milan
april 10 – may 30, 2010

‘the maison in a room’ is a space entirely redesigned and redecorated by belgian fashion
designer maison martin margiela at 10 corso como. the atmosphere of the room draws
on his iconographic use of black and white furniture, objects, fabrics and textures.
trompe l’oeil walls of this parisian apartment show a fireplace, doors and carved wood
panels to build on the space’s personality.

referencing the coloring games played by children, the walls are displayed with partially
empty numbered zones to be re-colored in different shades of grey and silver. safes are
half hidden behind classical paintings to display jewelry while sunglasses are presented
on the eyes of surrealistic dolls.

‘the maison in a room’ is occupied by additional designs by margiela including:
his complete collection of home objects edited by ENO, the maison martin margiela book
published by rizzoli, ‘untitled’ his first fragrance for women, his
jewelry collection,
his complete collection of ‘incognito’ sunglasses
and his hand-knotted wool and silk rug
which came out of his collaboration with chevalier édition.


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jewelry hidden in a safe
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the walls numbered in different section, referencing children’s coloring games
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hand knotted wool rug
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mantle stand
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