The power duo are back and this year inside the iconic Beiruty modern landmark ” Beirut Terraces” designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron and developed by Benchmarks as the first vertical village in the region.
“A Journey Through Collectible Design” a creative setup that covers 870 square meters with pieces from over 50 designers mixed and match successfully brought from Brazil, Italy, France, Denmark, the United States and other historic locales. Rare furniture and home accessories, meticulously gathered over the course of several years, are infused together creating a sense of luxury, drama, history and a unique intimate charm.
Gabriel & Guillaume’s focus this year is on the 20th century, featuring mainly mid-century modern pieces, complemented with commissioned contemporary pieces.
The vintage items, from the likes of Gio Ponti, Wendell Castle, George Nakashima, Gino Sarfatti, Jorge Zalszupin, Jose Zanine Caldas, Gabriella Crespi and many others. The eclectic offerings include a number of original and rare Brazilian pieces, plus a number of collaborations with the likes of edgy Dutch designers Os & Oos, renowned French designer Pierre Bonnefille and sophisticated Italian architect Mauro Mori. Iwan Maktabi also designed a unique rug with Colombian textile specialist Jorge Lizarazo.
In addition to the vintage items and specially designed pieces, the entire space is enhanced with selected artworks, ensuring an immersive sensory experience in which guests can relish and understand Gabriel & Guillaume’s design ethos.
It’s a voyage across the world and across the decades, as Gabriel & Guillaume continue to enthrall with their boundless imagination.
This years exhibition will run until December 23rd 2017 – Monday through Saturday 10 AM- 8 PM.