• Michael Burke on the Power of Time

    10 days ago - By WWD

    MIAMI - Time is on Louis Vuitton's side.
    Ten years ago, chief executive officer Michael Burke met Design Miami/ founder and developer - and major art collector - Craig Robins, who asked if Louis Vuitton would be interested in participating in his vision for the Design District. In the years since, the area, which was originally a furniture district, has become a major meeting point for luxury fashion and public art.
    “This was no man's land 10 years ago,” said Burke on Wednesday morning from the fourth floor of Vuitton's boutique. The floor had been transformed into a jungle oasis, with...
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  • Thom Browne's Latest Flagship Opens in Miami

    Thom Browne's Latest Flagship Opens in Miami

    10 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Thom Browne has just opened its latest retail store in Miami 's Design District. Just in time for Miami's Art Basel convention, the new 3,000 square-foot store surrounds itself by some of Miami's most celebrated art galleries, high-end retail store, and restaurants.
    As this marks the American designer's second flagship on home soil, Brown commented: “...I am excited for my store in Miami...the design district feels right and feels special and unique within the city...I felt it was important to be part of the design district because of the importance that the area places on art...and my...
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  • Louis Vuitton Objets Nomades Debuts New Pieces for Design Miami/ 2018

    Louis Vuitton Objets Nomades Debuts New Pieces for Design Miami/ 2018

    10 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Louis Vuitton 's home design line Objets Nomades has exclusively introduced three new objects for Design Miami/ 2018. The new additions include Italian design studio Atelier Biagetti's Anemona Table , Atelier's Oï's Serpentine Table and Tokujin Yoshioka's Blossom Vase .
    The Anemona Table pays tribute to the Adriatic Sea with a rippling base of blue lacquer and beige natural leather. The Serpentine Table boasts a beveled glass top that sits on a crisscrossed structure made of smooth American walnut legs held together by blue Louis Vuitton leather straps. The Blossom Vase is handblown and...
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