Hermès Partners with Hiroshi Sugimoto for their Editeur 3rd Edition

May 01, 2012 12:21 PM

For the third edition of the Hermès Editeur project- where the luxury brand combines the fine art world with various textiles- Hermès has partnered with Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto. In his “Color of Shadows” project, Sugimoto showed his mastery of light by using a prism to catch the light from the sun and project it onto a white wall creating beautiful color gradations. Capturing the images with a Polaroid camera, they have become the inspiration of the collaboration with Hermès. Hermès creative director, Pierre-Alexis Dumas, chose 20 of the light images to create the limited edition silk scarves.  And only seven copies of each design will be produced. The collection will be presented during the Art Basel contemporary art fair in June.

 

 

WRITTEN BY: JACLYN GRAVER

 

 

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