Tableware at Hermès is going rather wild this year. The brand’s Carnets d’Equateur line includes 35 pieces featuring the work of the late Robert Dallet whose designs have frequently graced Hermès’ coveted silk scarves.
the beautiful #hermes installation showing the new collection #carnetsdequateur, a porcelain service with wild creatures. #jaguar drawings by artist and naturalist #robertdallet (1923-2006). ‘nature is so beautiful that adding to it serves no purpose.’ his paradise compositions are depicted with extraordinary precision. @hermes more info soon on #designboom
Lions, tigers, elephants, monkeys, parrots and birds grace the delicate and colorful designs on some of the pieces while simpler sketches adorn other items made from celadon porcelain. The range launches in March and prices range from €65 or US$70 for a soy sauce bowl to €2,300 or US$2,483 for a large vase.
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Though pictures of this animal inspired collection are scarce, we tracked down some cool Instagram pictures which really capture the spirit of the collection. Keep scrolling to view them all.
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