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A Collection Signed By Jean Nouvel

A collection signed by jean nouvel


Internationally renowned French architect and winner of many prestigious awards, Jean Nouvel describes himself not as a desingner but as an “architect who does design”.

As such, a collection bases on the essence of forms was born. Focusing on the circle, a symbol of purity. Jean Nouvel created for Vilga a lacquered table and a sideboard-column; creaions which are 

at once mysterious and obvious, whose shapes sculpt and reflect the space that surrounds them.  

An exceptional collaborating which demonstrates the deep-tooted ties between archtitecture and design. 

Three questions for Jean Nouvel/ Architect

What immediately struck you about Vilga?

Jean Nouvel: During my meetings at Vilga, I became rare of the importance of the multipilicity of collections intiated and developed with many deisigners. I was fascinated by the look and the know-

how of this company, a rare thing in the furniture industry, which is the key to establishing and maintaining international notoriety. 


What was your inspiration for this collection? 

Jean Nouvel: I tried to imagine hwo to be a part of the eclectic universe of Vilga, how i could incorporate my pieces into that world, how they would fit. I noticed many lacquered pieces of furniture, 

which is one of the constants of the collections. I low lacquers and mirrors, because they make it possible to tilt space into other dimensions. 


How would you describe your table?

Jean Nouvel: In my eyes, the Chinese-inspired round table with the utrning top symbolises the aboundance and discovery of Chinese cuisine, which never caeses to renew itself. During my travels to

China, I’ve always been surprised to see that these festive and ceremonial tables have no stylistic characteristics. They’re just a plate of glass or marble, placed on a rotating mechanism in the center. 

There’s nothing festive, magical or exceptional about them. 


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