MICHÈLE LAMY
CREATIVE PARTNER, POETIC FORCE
PORTRAIT

More than a muse to husband Rick Owens, Michèle Lamy breathes life into their furniture creations. In her Paris-based atelier she talks about how her creativity is fuelled by emotion or seduction and that the designs are all about materials, noble or otherwise. 

“THE CORE CONCEPT IS TO TAKE A CHEAP MATERIAL LIKE PLYWOOD, THEN WORK WITH IT AS IF IT WAS EBONY.”

 

This interview is featured in Ark Journal VOL II

WORDS ALICE CAVANAGH
PHOTOGRAPHY WICHMANN + BENDTSEN
STYLING HELLE WALSTED

FRANCISCO JAVIER SÁENZ DE OIZA’S TORRES BLANCAS

Navarra-born, Francisco Javier Sáenz De Oiza is regarded as one of the most prolific Spanish architects of the twentieth century. In the 1950s, following an unimaginative return to the neo-classical style under Generalissimo Franco, Oiza, with peers Francisco de Asis Cabrero, and Miguel Fisac, began integrating international architectural vernaculars in their search for a Spanish Modernism.

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VITRA – ON CRAFT AND INDUSTRY

When Hella Jongerius designed the Vlinder sofa for Vitra she combined her abiding passion for weaving and handcraft with 12 years of research into colours, textures and materials for the Swiss furniture company.

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UTZON – THE UNKNOWN HOUSES

Every time you visit a Jørn Utzon building you get new experiences and insights. He had a fantastic talent for placing himself in an individual’s shoes and creating personalised, vibrant architecture for others.

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MICHÈLE LAMY
CREATIVE PARTNER, POETIC FORCE
PORTRAIT

More than a muse to husband Rick Owens, Michèle Lamy breathes life into their furniture creations. In her Paris-based atelier she talks about how her creativity is fuelled by emotion or seduction and that the designs are all about materials, noble or otherwise. 

“THE CORE CONCEPT IS TO TAKE A CHEAP MATERIAL LIKE PLYWOOD, THEN WORK WITH IT AS IF IT WAS EBONY.”

 

This interview is featured in Ark Journal VOL II

WORDS ALICE CAVANAGH
PHOTOGRAPHY WICHMANN + BENDTSEN
STYLING HELLE WALSTED
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