philippe starck and karl lagerfeld design covers for wallpaper philippe starck and karl lagerfeld design covers for wallpaper
sep 10, 2009

philippe starck and karl lagerfeld design covers for wallpaper



our friends at wallpaper have just released two different covers designed by philippe starck and karl lagerfeld for their october issue (which they also guest edited). the magazines hit stores 09/10/2009.

karl lagerfeld’s wallpaper cover



starck’s uses three pieces of transparent tracing paper, when used together form a solid image. lagerfeld’s features a new sort of peelable film that allows readers to pull back the cover of wallpaper to reveal another image underneath.

  • sexy

    John says:
  • stupid covers by two overrated hacks

    jackson says:
  • Karl Lagerfeld really only had three options: his man candy Baptiste Giabiconi wearing nothing but a fur wrap,
    his man candy Baptiste Giabiconi wearing nothing but high heels, or his man candy Baptiste Giabiconi wearing nothing.
    Conversely, Philippe’s cover depicts an amoeba, a monkey wearing shoes, and a question mark.
    But who says that can’t be just as sexy?

    from new york fashion mag says:
  • is it some coincidence that starcks looks like jasper morrisons no logo cover from icon?

    ... says:
  • wowee
    this is, like, so amazing.
    who ever heard of using the transparent qualities of vellum to overlay images to form a complete whole? I think the last time I heard of that was when architecture was born.

    for god’s sakes, I have been noticing more and more of these useless articles appear on designboom recently….I am starting to wonder about the editing board .

    either designboom is bored or perhaps in bed with some of these folks?

    i used to like designboom because of it’s exposure to fresh new things – but after seeing shite articles twice in a row, I am beginning to lose interest.

    ali in philly says:
  • bad covers. the worst is karl lagerfield horrible mens clothes. looks ordinary and whitout creativity.

    mil says:

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