Home Decor: Veuve Clicquot has unveiled its latest collaboration with Brazilian designers Fernando & Humberto Campana, as well as with French designer Mathieu Lehanneur, at the 2010 Milan Furniture Fair. The luxurious Champagne has commissioned the artists to decorate the Hôtel du Marc residence with works that celebrate the legacy of the Champagne region.
Brazilian brothers Humberto and Fernando Campana have worked together as furniture designers in Sao Paulo since 1989. Their unique work in furniture, lighting and installations that has been recognized in numerous publications and exhibitions such as at the Experimenta in Lisbon, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the London Design Museum. Their installation, The tasting Gloriette is a contemporary version of a gloriette for the residence's garden, meant to celebrate the tradition of champagne and food.
Mathieu Lehanneur designs based on his passion for interactions between the body and its environment, between living systems and the scientific world, and the combination of advanced technologies and natural elements (such as plants or seaweeds). His work for the Veuve Clicquot project is Once Upon a Dream a capsule installation designed to help people recuperate from jetlag in a setting that is " a hybrid between fairy tale and home cinema."
Champagne and sleep? Sounds like a luxurious fairy tale.