French brand louis vuitton unveiled a new luxury collection ‘objets nomades’ at the temporary louis vuitton miami design district store during design miami 2012 – a series of foldable furniture designs and travel accessories using louis vuitton’s exclusive nomade leather. The company worked with a various designers such as maarten baas, patricia urquiola, nendo’s oki sato, atelier oi and christian liaigre to conceive 16 pieces – including hanging chairs, lamps, foldable furniture and travel accessories. The designs naturally boast leather features, each one tailored specifically to accommodate the sophisticated globe-trotter. The collection combined the skills of heavy-weight creatives in the industry to elegantly equip the refined traveler in classic louis vuitton style.
Folded Maarten Baas’s Beach Chair looks like an attaché-case; opened up its woven cotton straps provide the perfect seat for watching the waves in comfort.
designer: maarten baas
producer: louis vuitton