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Hermès tableware Rallye 24 collection is inspired by vintage sports cars and racing tracks

Andrea Divirgilio / February 18, 2013

After the iconic British sports car brand Aston Martin took the creative services of the London’s finest silversmiths Grant Macdonald to come up with an exclusive silverware collection dubbed ‘Silver by Aston Martin’ that celebrates the very best in contemporary British design, now the legendary French fashion brand Hermes introduced its brand-new tableware collection dubbed Rallye 24 a few weeks ago in the museum of vintage sports cars at the Maison & Object in the French Capital. Notably, Hermes which recently came up its geeky Tie Collection inspired by computer technology, rolled out the vintage-style porcelain collection that sports the brand’s 2013 “A Sporting Life’ theme, and is designed by Damian O’Sullivan and Benoît-Pierre Emery , who has previously created carré silk scarves for the French brand. Besides, the renowned French fashion designer Christian Lacroix also introduced first porcelain line which is a mix-and-match offer with four colorful themes, including a parade of butterflies and watercooler stripes.

Hermès tableware Rallye 24 collection is inspired by vintage sports cars and racing tracks

Hermès tableware Rallye 24 collection is inspired by vintage sports cars and racing tracks

Inspired by the “Chaine d’ancre” link style used on straps for certain of Hermès’ leather goods, the impressive Rallye 24 collection available in 6 colors and 17 different shapes reflects the sporting life, boasting a design that resembles a colorful racing track on 49 different tableware pieces.

Hermès tableware Rallye 24 collection is inspired by vintage sports cars and racing tracks

Notably, the cacophony of a day at the races, the checkered flags smacking the air, the chorus of humming engines, the blazing colors jockeying for position has been distilled into the sport’s most streamlined, eye-pleasing essence.

Hermès tableware Rallye 24 collection is inspired by vintage sports cars and racing tracks

Hermès tableware Rallye 24 collection is inspired by vintage sports cars and racing tracks

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Via: Barneys / NYTimes

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