Cartier in Motion design exhibition opens in London

Erin Shea and Charlotte Coquelin attend the opening of the Cartier in Motion exhibition.Erin Shea and Charlotte Coquelin attend the opening of the Cartier in Motion exhibition.

Cartier celebrated the opening of its Cartier in Motion last night with a star-studded party.

The exhibition was opened by Cyrille Vigneron. president and CEO of Cartier International,  and Sir Norman Foster, one of Britain’s most revered architects.

Cartier in Motion, which runs from until May 28 at the  London Design Museum, explores the creativity of Cartier and its design vision.

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The event includes over 170 exhibits alongside rare insights into the research and work of the designers at Cartier, through extracts from material found in the Cartier Archives.

Notable attendees to last night’s opening included stars from across the creative arts and businesses including Laurent Feniou, Martha Hunt, Jim Chapman, Roksanda Illincic, Caroline Issa, Kim Hersov and Sandra Choi.

The main themes of the exhibition include:

• The evolution of Paris and its influence on Cartier shapes
• Louis Cartier’s connections with Alberto Santos-Dumont and other pioneers of the age
• The birth of the modern wristwatch
• The everyday accessories designed to cater to a glamorous inter-war lifestyle
• The evolution of Cartier watch designs and Cartier craftsmanship

Tamara Kalinic and Sandra Hagelstam

Tamara Kalinic and Sandra Hagelstam

Sandra Choi

Sandra Choi

Roksanda Ilincic and Caroline Issa

Roksanda Ilincic and Caroline Issa

Norman Foster

Norman Foster

Mimi Xu, Roksanda Illincic and Lara Bohinc

Mimi Xu, Roksanda Illincic and Lara Bohinc

Martha Hunt

Martha Hunt

Martha Hunt

Martha Hunt

Luke Shields

Luke Shields

Lady Kitty Spencer

Lady Kitty Spencer

Kim Hersov

Kim Hersov

Jim Chapman and Laurent Feniou

Jim Chapman and Laurent Feniou

Hugo Heathcote

Hugo Heathcote

General View

General View

Ellen Francis

Ellen Francis

Cyrille Vigneron

Cyrille Vigneron

Cyrille Vigneron and Roksanda Ilincic

Cyrille Vigneron and Roksanda Ilincic

Caroline Issa

Caroline Issa

Andrey Zakharov and Skye Hallam

Andrey Zakharov and Skye Hallam

Andrey Zakharov

Andrey Zakharov

Alexander Rusic

Alexander Rusic

Elza Luijendijk

Elza Luijendijk

Martha Hunt, Laurent Feniou and Roksanda Ilincic

Martha Hunt, Laurent Feniou and Roksanda Ilincic

Suzy Menkes

Suzy Menkes

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