From luxury merchandise to bespoke services, Louis Vuitton has always managed to stand out from the crowd thoroughly. A brand close to the hearts of many, Louis Vuitton has finally unveiled its much-awaited collection of Travel Books, in addition to its already existent City Guides.
Travel Book: Eastern Island
Louis Vuitton Easter Island Travel Book by Daniel Arsham
Louis Vuitton Easter Island Travel Book, P.9 Easter Island, Surfer. Illustrated by Daniel Arsham
Louis Vuitton Easter Island Travel Book, P.74 Easter Island, Rano Raraku Quarry. Illustrated by Daniel Arsham
It is an interesting blend between a travel journal and a sketchbook. Catering to four cities: Easter Island, London, Paris, and New York, the books are artsy illustrations by renowned and young artists: Daniel Arsham, Natsko Seki, Cheri Samba, and Jean-Philippe Delhomme, respectively.
Travel Book: London
Louis Vuitton Travel Book London by Natsko Seki
London, Bank Of England. Illustrated by Natsko Seki
London, Red Telephone Box. Illustrated by Natsko Seki
The Travel collection from Louis Vuitton can be pronounced as new and fresh in its approach to depicting interesting nooks and corners of a city. Its bend towards the contemporary is what makes the collection a complete stand out, an intellectual and thought provoking attempt at engaging its reader, providing them with a completely new perspective on the city they might have already visited.
Travel Book: Paris
Louis Vuitton Travel Book Paris by Chéri Samba
Louis Vuitton Travel Book Paris, P120 Paris, Pont Neuf. Illustrated by Chéri Samba
Louis Vuitton Travel Book Paris, P114 Paris, Pont Des Arts. Illustrated by Chéri Samba
The book coaxes you on a journey that builds upon the stories of the cities, their people, and their lives. And that’s via different forms of creative expressions as drawing, painting, collage, contemporary art, illustration, cartoons, or even manga.
Travel Book: New York
Louis Vuitton Travel Book New York by Jean-Philippe Delhomme
Louis Vuitton Travel Book New York, Front Cover
Louis Vuitton Travel Book New York, P.123 New York, Shop In Hell’s Kitchen. Illustrated by Jean-Philippe Delhomme
After Easter Island, London, Paris and New York, Venice and Vietnam seem to be next in line with an expected release in 2014.
[Via – Ilvoelv]