Virgil Abloh channels brutalism for concrete Efflorescence furniture series

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh has created a graffiti-covered furniture collection for Paris studio Galerie Kreo, which takes cues from brutalism and the urban landscape. Titled Efflorescence, the 20-piece furniture collection comprises coffee tables, consoles, seats, vases and mirrors. Described by Abloh as being positioned somewhere between sculpture and useful object, each piece is formed from […]

Virgil Abloh creates streetwear collection for the Musée du Louvre

Prolific fashion designer Virgil Abloh has created a capsule collection in collaboration with Paris’s Musée du Louvre that includes tee-shirts and hoodies decorated with paintings by Leonardo da Vinci. The collection produced by Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh was created to mark the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. Abloh, who is the artistic director […]

Virgil Abloh reveals full IKEA collection ahead of US launch next month

Millennials will soon be able to furnish their homes with the emblazoned rugs and bedding in IKEA’s long-awaited collection by fashion designer Virgil Abloh, which will be available for sale in the US next month. Abloh‘s range called Markerad, which is aimed at students and young people moving into their first homes, will be available […]

Explore New York with Virgil Abloh and Louis Vuitton’s retro video game Endless Runner

[embedded content] Louis Vuitton has released a retro-style video game called Endless Runner, which was inspired by Virgil Abloh’s Autumn Winter 2019 show for the brand. The visuals for the game were inspired by 1980s graphics and revisits the New York streetscape set that was built as part of Abloh’s vision for the show earlier […]

Virgil Abloh’s first solo exhibition opens at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

A major retrospective of the work of designer Virgil Abloh has opened in Chicago, bringing together everything from architectural constructions to Nike sneaker designs and slogan rugs for IKEA. On show at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Figures of Speech is curated by Michael Darling, and designed by Abloh and Samir Bantal, director of OMA’s […]

Virgil Abloh hacks the Vitra archive to create vision of a home in 2035

Virgil Abloh has adapted the designs of Jean Prouvé and the Eames’ to create his vision of the home of the future, which is installed in the Zaha Hadid-designed fire station at the Vitra Campus. The designer delved into the Vitra archive to put together the exhibition Twentythirtyfive. He hacked and reimagined many of the furniture […]

Virgil Abloh opens NikeLab pop-up in Chicago

Nike and designer Virgil Abloh have opened a temporary NikeLab space in Chicago where architects and designers can host workshops with the local community. The Re-Creation Center pop-up opens today at 673 North Michigan Ave. It offers the local youth mentoring and workshops, as well as access to exclusive Nike products. Abloh, the founder of fashion […]

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