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Silk Menagerie

  • Year: 2002
  • Material: Porcelain, glass, silk, embroidery
  • Dimensions: Various
  • Commission: Hermès, Paris
  • Production: Jongeriuslab
  • Category: One-offs
  • Collection: Design Museum, London

Jongerius chose six colourful animal prints from Hermès’ vast collection of patterns with which to experiment with. The pastoral romanticism of the prints is translated into a contemporary interpretation and the luxury of the silk finds its counter­part in materials like canvas and ceramics. The results were shown in the Design Museum Tank, the open air showcase of the Design Museum London.

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