Knoll showroom/offices was definitely a great way to end the week.
I was asked (along with 15 designers both fashion and interiors) to design an exclusive line of goods made from Knoll fabric to be sold and monies going to the Textile Museum of Canada. so in my case I was asked to design bags. last night was a meet and greet and also a chance for us to look at samples and choose which fabrics we would be working with. I am hoping to also combine bookhou printed fabrics too. so much to work out and I look forward to getting the fabric and seeing how it all works out. I will give you more updates on this project as it develops.
the Knoll showroom/offices is located in beautiful loft space with windows all around and displayed were some pretty amazing furniture. I have a few highlights in the photos above, as we were leaving I noticed a shelf with tiny reproduction chairs and I had to take a photo, the details in them were amazing, the one on the right was made of solid aluminum. all the tables had beautiful bouquets of pink peonies in alvar aalto vases. j thought I was a bit silly to take a photo of the cocktail napkins but c'mon that's the best logo, and behind the reception's desk a huge photo of florence knoll with I think standing with her is hans knoll. I loved the woven triangle patterned one for obvious reasons but it wasn't usuable for bags, since it was part of the gauzy part (I think it was meant for drapery)
when the fabric arrives in a few weeks, I will show you what I chose
have a great weekend friends! I hope you have a great sunday celebrating father's day!!