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Cartier in Motion design exhibition opens in London

‘Cartier in Motion’ watch and design exhibition at The Design Museum, London, UK – 24 May 2017.

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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