Leather Parrot – Hermès, Zim&Zou
- Friday, 24 August 2012 18:53
Leather Parrot for Hermès, for Hilton Mc Connico’s exhition in Hong Kong.Made with leather offcuts from Hermès workshops.
Lucie Thomas teamed up with Thibault Zimmermann to form Zim&Zou, a french studio based in Nancy that explores different fields including paper sculpture, installation, graphic design, illustration. Both aged 25, they studied graphic design during 3 years in an artschool. Rather than composing images on a computer, they prefer creating real objects with paper and taking photos out of them. A number of intricate illustrations actually come from the three-dimensional installations made by Zim&Zou. Their choice of paper is due to the versatility and good quality of the material, especially when it is sculpted and photographed. Zim&Zou’s strength is to be a complementary and polyvalent duo.Read Less