May 16, 2020

Ann Demeulemeester’s Kiki Design Gets Reborn

One of fashion’s famed Antwerp Six has entered the interiors sphere. Belgian fashion designer Ann Demeulemeester has been known to knot fabrics in her avant-garde creations. It’s a technique she transferred to homewares when conceiving a table lamp for her own abode, hand-dying and knotting viscose threads onto fine and sharply pointed lacquered-steel supports made by a local metalsmith. Now the design, named Kiki, gets reborn as a production piece in a hand-painted gradient of scarlet-cream or black-white, manufactured by Serax. Both are perfectly suited to Demeulemeester’s characteristic style—and for any space demanding sartorial edge. 

“It transforms a space in terms of both atmosphere and light,” Demeulemeester says. Photography courtesy of Serax.

A close up of Kiki. Photography courtesy of Serax.

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