The Paris Photo show was held at the Grand Palais between November 14th and 17th. It confirmed the growing interest worldwide collectors have for photography, with 55,239 visitors over 4 days. Photography competition is now directly in the contemporary art market. In fact, we found numerous artists exhibiting their work at both Paris Photo and the Fiac (totalling to 73,550 entrants over 5 days) which were fifteen days apart.
Archive for November, 2013
Born in Switzerland in 1962, Guido Mocafico, has exerted his talents in commercial photography for a long time (Chanel, Dior, Gucci) and contributed to numerous luxury magazines (Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, The Face, Wallpaper).
Reality Lab, Issey Myake’s new “Concept Store” opened its doors on the 11th November in the Aoyama quarter in Tokyo. We discovered her more innovative and unique models there.
A superb collection of warm beanie hats made in Berlin!
Designers Tesler + Mendelovitch met at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in Israel. After studying they decided to open up their own workshop in Tel-Aviv.
Since graduating from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Kirsty Ward worked for Alberta Ferretti a few times in Milan before returning to London in 2010 in order to create her own brand there.
Marisol Suarez enjoys making sculptures out of hair and it was after training at the Beaux Arts that she found this passion. Having being trained as a hairdresser by Jean-Marc Maniatis she rejoined the Tony & Guy salon in London where she received numerous awards (such as one for the best avant-garde hairdresser in 2000). Her creative hairstyles made from hairpieces and extensions brought her back to France where she was styling models’ hair backstage prior to opening her own salon two years ago, at 33 ter rue des Tournelles in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris.
Julie Lee is a photographer fascinated with culinary art. For several years, using either her Canon 6D or her iPhone 5 camera, she’s been having fun capturing fruits, vegetables and plants and creating collages with the images.
Amongst the chaos of the FIAC exhibitions, one piece by Théo Mercier grabbed our attention, one that conveys the vision of a world where everything is neat and tidy. His piece, presented on shelves, resembles the whole purpose of the Fiac, imitating a collection.
Just like numerous other luxury brands, Louis Vuitton is continuing its breakthrough in the book market by expanding its range of new city guides.