BUILDING
IT UP

BUILDING
IT UP

THE VIRGIL ABLOH STORY
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When we tell a story, we try to build something. A shared emotion, a powerful idea. But sometimes, we do it the other way around. And build something that tells a story in itself. Have a look:

VIRGIL

ABLOH’S
CERAMIC
BLOCK

In 2019, Vitra and Virgil Abloh presented the installation TWENTYTHIRTYFIVE, a vision of a future home, in the Fire Station on the Vitra Campus. Three products were developed and launched in a limited edition as spin-offs of the exhibition. Vitra and Virgil Abloh made editions of limited pieces available online.

“I loved the idea of introducing some Prouvé classics to a generation today that might not know the importance of his work.”

Virgil Abloh

Limited to just 999 pieces worldwide, the Vitra x Virgil Abloh Ceramic Block is a powerful statement piece. Each Ceramic Block is individually numbered 1 to 999.

TINA TURNER’S

GOLD RING

Tina Turner once strolled through a flea market where she discovered a golden thumb ring. The moment she put it on her thumb, she felt stronger, more confident. In this ring, she saw a symbol for the inner strength she was just beginning to discover in herself. A Limited Edition, 14 Carat Rose Gold replica of this ring, handcrafted by Tina Turner’s personal Swiss jeweller is included in the book Tina Turner: That's My Life.

“It was a magic moment.”

Tina Turner

TINA TURNER’S

DRESS

Georgio Armani designed this stunning red dress for Tina, and she wore it on her sell out 50th Anniversary Tour in 2009, which was seen by over one million enraptured fans. This dress is a famous piece of Tina’s history and a piece of it is included in the book Tina Turner: That's My Life.

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

Tina Turner

TINA TURNER’S

KISS

Tina Turner is one of the best-selling recording artists of all time. She has received 12 Grammy Awards and is the first Black artist and female to be featured on the cover of Rolling Stone. She has sold over 100 million records worldwide, A serviette with a special lipstick kiss from Tina is included in the book Tina Turner: That's My Life.

“My legacy is that I stayed on course from the beginning to the end, because I believed in something inside of me.”

Tina Turner

TELEKOM

ELECTRONIC

BEAT’S CUBE

The Cube consists of a 360° video collage covering the most memorable cornerstones of the last two decades, combined with a series of six films showcasing and celebrating the platform’s legacy in the fields of music, innovation, fashion, culture, and community.

“We hope it’s a way to get closer to topics that are physical and tactile in nature—club culture, fashion, music production—make them literally touchable.”

Telekom Electronic Beats

With club culture organically dovetailing into the digital realm, the design studio’s collaboration with Telekom Electronic Beats acts as a testament to the web’s reflective and still under-explored potential.

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