Virgil Abloh hacks the Vitra archive to create vision of a home in 2035 - architecture and design

Virgil Abloh hacks the Vitra archive to create vision of a home in 2035



Virgil Abloh has adapted the designs of Jean Prouvé and the Eames' to create his vision of the home of the future, which is installed in the Zaha Hadid-designed fire station at the Vitra Campus.
The designer delved into the Vitra archive to put together the exhibition Twentythirtyfive. He hacked and reimagined many of the furniture brand's most iconic products to help him imagine the home of a young adult in 2035.
His vision includes a seesaw made out of Charles and Ray Eames' Wire Chairs and a storage cabinet with bricks for shelves.
Twentythirtyfive is on show at the Vitra Fire Station
Three of Abloh's twists on the classics will be available to buy in a limited edition later today, via the Vitra website.
"2035 is not that far into the future, but it still lies ahead," said Abloh. "Our world will be a different place by then. And as a design community, we should be thinking about that in the larger sphere of what we?re doing." "It's arguable whether we will even have a need for furniture by 2035," he added.
The first section of the show is designed as an "assemblage of memories"
Vitra approached Abloh to help the brand target the "emerging generation". They felt the designer ? whose work spans fashion, architecture, music, furniture and art ? could help make their products more accessible to social-media-minded consumers.
"What I found particularly inspiring was that Virgil Abloh came to the table as an outsider, with...
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