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Larose Paris X David Umemoto Brutalist Concrete Vases

02.02.17 | By
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Design studio Larose Paris partnered with Canadian sculptor David Umemoto on the brand’s first-ever collaboration to create a series of vases that represent their style and “artistic sensibilities.” Umemoto was inspired by the French brand while creating a collection of concrete brutalist vases. Fifteen geometric sections were pulled together and used in various combinations and then cast, resulting in bold vases that become functional, architectural art.

To finish it off, they brought in Celia Spenard Ko to photograph still life images while merging together the vases and Larose Paris products.

Photos by Celia Spenard Ko.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.