Vitra's latest collaboration is part of a long sequence of experimental projects with designers, architects and artists that use exhibitions, installations and editions to reach an audience that is as interested in social issues as it is in design.

As part of the futuristic exhibition TWENTYTHIRTYFIVE, three limited edition spin-offs were developed as Virgil Abloh c/o Vitra Specials.

Fortunately, we were able to secure the products and present the designs exclusively in our showroom at Klosterstern!

Virgil Abloh is known for pushing boundaries. With his challenging way of thinking and working, the 38-year-old architect, DJ, engineer, university lecturer, artist, entrepreneur and creative director of Louis Vuitton has captivated an entire generation. He uses his creativity to convey socio-political messages and knows how to package them in such a way that it often takes some time to fully grasp the terrain he has lured you into.

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Virgil Abloh, the trailblazing designer whose rise to the heights of the traditional luxury industry transformed the possibilities of the fashion industry, died in Chicago after a two-year battle with angiosarcoma of the heart, a rare form of cancer. He was 41 years old.

As artistic director of menswear at Louis Vuitton and founder of his own brand Off-White, Abloh was a prolific collaborator with brands such as Nike and Evian and a popular fashion theorist whose expansive and occasionally controversial approach to design drew comparisons to Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons.

Abloh not only changed what consumers wanted to wear, bridging the gap between hypebeast culture and the luxury world, but also what brands expected from a designer - and the meaning of "fashion" itself.