vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted by odile decq, christian louboutin + philippe starck
 
vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted by odile decq, christian louboutin + philippe starck vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted by odile decq, christian louboutin + philippe starck
dec 17, 2015

vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted by odile decq, christian louboutin + philippe starck

vitra eames wire chair re-interpreted by odile decq, christian louboutin + philippe starck
(above) ‘wild wire’ by edouard françois, image © edouard françois

 

 

 

fifty-one creatives were invited to put their spin on the classic VITRA wire chair by charles and ray eames, and given completely free reign to transform the iconic design in a manner they saw fit. conceived by the likes of matali crasset, odile decq, noé duchaufour-lawrance, edouard françois, christian louboutin, jasper morrison, inga sempé and philippe starck, to name a few, the result is a series of expressive one-of-a-kind pieces — from a lamp by patrick jouin, to a barbecue by 5.5 design studio. the 51 unique creations were auctioned off by simon de pury to raise funds for la source, an educational and social action initiative created in the 1990s by french artist and painter gérard garouste. the group assists underprivileged youth to achieve personal goals through artistic development.

 

here is a look at some of the creations:

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‘wild wire’ by edouard françois
image © hugo miserey
vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘amour toujours’ by philippe starck
image © hugo miserey
vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘amour toujours’ by philippe starck
image © hugo miserey

vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘branz-eames’ by mathieu lehanneur
image © hugo miserey

vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘sled’s chair’ by matali crasset
image © hugo miserey
vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘la chaise d’honneur’ by christian louboutin
image © hugo miserey
vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘sitting wild’ by odile decq
image © hugo miserey
vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘eames shadows’ by patrick jouin
image © hugo miserey
vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘sans titre’ by robert sadler
image © hugo misery
vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘sans titre’ by robert sadler
image © hugo miserey
vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘wiiiiiiiire’ by jean-michel wilmotte
image © hugo miserey
vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘wimbledon’ by inga sempé
image © hugo miserey
vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘wimbledon’ by inga sempé vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘gaufrette’ by ionna vautrin
image © hugo miserey
vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘barbecue eames’ by 5.5 design studio
image © 5.5 design studio

vitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘barbecue eames’ by 5.5 design studio
image © 5.5 design studiovitra eames wire chair reinterpreted designboom
‘wireplant’ by noé duchaufour lawrance
image © hugo miserey

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