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Louis Vuitton Returns to Art Basel with a Super Mod Exhibit

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Prepare for another Louis Vuitton exhibit during Art Basel. Last year the fashion house endorsed Charlotte Perriand's 'La Maison au Bord de l'Eau,' a luxury beach house designed in 1943 that never quite came into being. It was located right outside of The Raleigh.

This year, the brand is once again representing a French figure who pioneered the design world in combination with an American one. Back story: Pierre Paulin was a French furniture designer, most famous for inventing the mod mushroom chair and stretching swimwear materials over traditional chairs. Herman Miller is a prominent American furniture manufacturer. In 1972, the two combined to create a project that never actually came to life, so Louis Vuitton will be showcasing an exhibit in The Design District from December 2 through the 7.
· Louis Vuitton Planning Installation in Miami Design District [WWD]