This new book presents Louis Vuitton’s major collaborations with internationally renowned artists, architects, designers, fashion designers and photographers. A true reference work, it provides a fresh perspective on the relationships that the luxury brand fosters with contemporary creation. A deluxe edition specially designed by Takashi Murakami will be for sale exclusively in Louis Vuitton stores worldwide from September 1st 2009.
« Louis Vuitton: Art, Fashion and Architecture » offers, for the first time in the luxury brand's history, a critical selection of the creative exchanges forged between Louis Vuitton and a growing number of designers from the worlds of art, architecture, design, photography and fashion. This richly illustrated anthology is supplemented by critical essays that analyse and shed new light on Louis Vuitton’s commitment during one of the most fertile periods of contemporary creation. Written by international critics from the world of art, fashion and architecture, this work, stretching over 400 pages and illustrated with 400 colour documents, will be released in three languages – French, English and Italian – and will be available in bookshops, published respectively by de La Martinière, Rizzoli NY and Rizzoli Italia. A deluxe edition exclusively designed for Louis Vuitton by Takashi Murakami will be for sale in Louis Vuitton stores and on Louis Vuitton.com from September 1st 2009.