Following last year's reissue of French modernist icon Jacques Adnet's remarkable circular mirror, Gubi will launch another original 1950's Jacques Adnet design. Adnet Rectangulaire is also a leather trimmed mirror but rectangular in form, a contrasting yet equally striking expression of Adnet's singular design style and welcome addition to Gubi's fast growing interior accessories collection.
"I had been looking to extend Gubi's Adnet Collection for a long time... last year in a gallery, I came across this remarkable series of rectangular mirrors, similar in handwriting to the Adnet Circulaire we launched last year, yet so different too - and perfectly suited to so many uses, so many spaces. We had to produce it!" - Jacob Gubi, CCO, Gubi A/S
From the naturally tanned, full-grain aniline, hand-stitched leather frame to the equestrian-influenced oxidized brass rivets, Adnet Rectangulaire reflects the signature style and exceptional quality of Gubi's award-winning, Adnet Circulaire mirror that was launched in late autumn 2011.
Yet the deceptively simple, flexible, strap-free design creates a quite different aesthetic and can be displayed wall-mounted or freestanding, so lends itself to multiple new uses.
Adnet Rectangulaire will be available in black or tan full grain leather and 3 sizes: S (50 cm x 70 cm), M (65 cm x 110 cm), and L (70 cm x 180 cm). The new Adnet Collection will be available online at www.gubi.com and at selected retailers late this November.
Timeless, elegant, sophisticated and now available in an extended range of shapes and sizes, Gubi's functional, decorative Adnet mirrors will enhance a wide range of interior spaces and all manner of interior styles.
The new Adnet Rectangulaire will be available online at www.gubi.com and at selected retailers at the end of November 2012. Adnet Rectangulaire can be borrowed for photo shoots by request. Retail prices will start at € 679.
Jacques Adnet (1900 - 1984) was a French architect and art deco modernist, known for his distinctive, avant-garde designs. He saw himself as an innovator and classicist, an advocate for the tradition that would pave the way to the future. His designs were minimal in form, yet the materials he used were unashamedly extravagant. His 1950's collaboration with the French house, Hermés, resulted in a collection of discreet yet luxurious leather-covered furniture and interior accessories - a style that is echoed in Gubi's Adnet Collection.
Danish design house, Gubi, was established in Copenhagen in 1967 and the ability to develop unique design icons - and to uncover them, both new and old -now runs in the Gubi family DNA. To be included in our collection, a piece must have that something special, by virtue of its design, its materials or its technology. We choose only designs that are unique, modern and classic, equally valid today as when they were first designed - In other words; design icons through time!