Les Nécessaires d’Hermès Collection Designed By Philippe Nigro – French designer Phillipe Nigro went straight to the Hermès archives when the luxury brand enlisted him to design a furniture collection. After sourcing elegant materials like Canaletto walnut, brushed stainless steel, caramel leather, and original Hermès textiles, Nigro set to work on creating 8 pieces for home interiors. Discover more about this collection in The Most Expensive Homes blog’s new article.
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His Les Nécessaires d’Hermès collection continues the Parisian house’s legacy of producing simple, meticulously crafted goods and accessories, yet exudes a distinctly modern sensibility. Each item is designed to serve several functions, and many contain deftly concealed compartments and fixtures.
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“An object can have one function that makes the item more interesting to the user, “ “The main idea behind the collection was to include in the objects an element of surprise”. Nigro says.
With a nod to Hermès’s 19th-century beginnings as the definitive producer of fine equestrian goods, a bench suggests a pommel horse, incorporating Canaletto walnut wood drawers with essential bull calf leather. For more information, visit Phillipe Nigro or Hermès
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