Undaunted by the current pandemic, brands turned up in force to support the Milan Design Week, which took place from 5-10 September. Among them is Hermes, the established high-end leather and fashion specialist that is also gaining a growing following for its wide range of home furnishing and tableware.
Somewhat smaller in range compared to previous launches, the 2021 collection comprises a series of new furniture and recently launched tableware. These were presented in an immersive setting designed by Charlotte Macaux Perelman and Alexis Fabry, Artistic Directors for Hermes Home Universe. Five gigantic blocks, rising from sand, opened to visitors at La Pelota in Milan’s fashionable Brera district. Bathed in darkness, each colourful block became highlights that led into Hermes’ world of home wonders. According to Charlotte, the design of the facades was a play on proportion and texture, part of the signature that Hermes has come to be known for in the world of fine furnishing.