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Discover the stunning architecture of Louis Vuitton's stores worldwide in Louis Vuitton Skin: Architecture of Luxury. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Goldberger takes readers on an exhilarating journey, exploring the Maison's...
Paul Goldberger, whom the Huffington Post has called “the leading figure in architecture criticism,” is currently a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. From 1997 through 2011, he served as the architecture critic for The New Yorker. He also holds the Joseph Urban Chair in Design and Architecture at the New School in New York City, where he was formerly dean of the Parsons School of Design. He began his career at The New York Times, where in 1984 his architecture criticism was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism, the highest award in American journalism. Goldberger is also the author of several books, including Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry, Christo and Jeanne-Claude and Why Architecture Matters. In addition, he has served as a special consultant and adviser on architecture and planning matters to several major cultural and educational institutions, such as the Morgan Library Museum in New York, the New York Public Library and Harvard University.
Louis Vuitton Skin: Architecture of Luxury (Seoul Edition)
None of Louis Vuitton’s stores are designed to fit into the urban context in any conventional way... They are buildings designed to have the same appeal as the Maison’s products, elevated to civic scale.
— Paul Goldberger
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W 30 x L 39 x D 4 cm
Text by Paul Goldberger
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Since its beginnings in 1994, Assouline has been dedicated to creating books that are as informational as they are beautiful works of art. The respect for the product and the process of creation is evident in every facet – the traditional technique of hand-binding covers, the imagery that transports the reader to another place and time, the luxurious thickness of each page.
Coupling an effortless assembly with the ability to showcase every collection from Icons to Ultimates, the Assouline A Bookstand is as elegant as the titles it holds. Designed by Alex Assouline, the luxe stand, with an engraved Assouline A logo centered on both panels, comes in black, red, or clear acrylic.