Flowers Enliven the Space We Live In

Vitra celebrates Spring with 
a Floral Installation created by the botanical artist Lutfi Janania Zablah at NYCxDESIGN

12/05/2022 - Spring is in the air: the botanical artist Lutfi Janania Zablah, one of New York City’s freshest creative voices in the floral space, will collaborate with Vitra on the occasion of the new edition of NYCxDESIGN, creating a series of innovative, sculptural, organic floral installations inspired by the newly released Vitra Flower Guide: a resource of inspirations, tips and examples of floral design to enliven the spaces we live and work in. 

Marking an opportunity for the public to visit Vitra’s New York Studio (by appointment only) from until May 18th, the installations are designed to inspire and underscore the potential for flora to enliven home and office spaces.  To celebrate Vitra’s recently released Flower Guide and a new introduction to the Vase Découpage collection by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, NYCxDESIGN will curate an installation in Vitra’s Madison Avenue Studio that anticipates the May 14 launch of the Museum of Arts and Design’s Flower Craft exhibition. Vitra’s Flower Guide is a quick reference to how to style playful, engaging, organic installations that bring a natural freshness to any space. Featuring Vitra vases, the beautifully-illustrated guide celebrates the potential for floral installations to bring a seasonal style and flare to the office and home spaces that we inhabit. 

Lutfi Janania will take over the Vitra Studio with a unique installation of floral artistry inspired by the Vitra Flower Guide. The installation will set the stage for two special conversations during NYCxDESIGN:  One that took place yesterday, From Studio to Museum: A dive into the world of floral design, hosted by NYCxDESIGN and Vitra to celebrate the opening of the installation. Hosted by the president of Vitra North America, Melissa Shelton, the conversation with Lutfi Janania and Elissa Auther, curator of the Museum of Arts and Design’s Flower Craft exhibition, will preview the MAD exhibition (opening on May 14) and celebrate Vitra’s Flower Guide. Additional details and RSVP for the talk can be found here. 

On May 18, to close the installation, Vitra will hold a talk titled Dynamic Spaces, building off the recent Vitra Session on flexible office systems which launched Vitra’s new modular system for contemporary workspaces, Comma. Dynamic Spaces will bring together speakers with diverse perspectives on office design; panelists to be announced, and RSVP details for the talk can be found here.  Vitra’s New York Studio is open by appointment only, providing a space to explore Vitra’s world of design and showcasing objects emblematic of the brand’s history. Coinciding with the floral installation, there will also be a special installation of Comma, Vitra’s answer to the growing requirement for office environments to be easily adaptable and meet changing modes of work. 

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