The Xi Vase is part of the LOCAL DESIGN exclusive collection for Lane Crawford, curated and creatively directed by Emma Elizabeth.
Evie Group is a Sydney based multidisciplinary design studio. Co-founded in 2010 by Alex Gilmour and Dominic Chong, the two formed a competitive relationship while studying Industrial Design at UTS. Since then, the duo has evolved Evie Group into a growing product and graphic design consultancy, and showroom retailing their design collection of award winning homewares, lighting and furniture. The studio was recently featured in the Louis Vuitton’s Sydney City Guide 2016 as a design store to visit.
Xi2 is a sculptural vase is exclusive to Lane Crawford and is inspired by the Chinese ligature for Double Happiness “shuangxi”. This character, which is typically associated with marriage, is mimicked in the design, transforming the block like form into rings of varying widths, heights and materials. when pairing the vases in a set of two to stand side by side. The modern interpretation of this symbol uses interchangeable rings allowing the user to customise an individual or pair of vessels in either symmetrical or asymmetrical forms. creating their own sculptural designs. The vases/ sculptures utilise luxury materials and finishes including Carrara marble, Nero Marquina and polished stainless steel creating a sculpture with personality and boldness with the black and white and mirrored surfaces. Pieces are designed for decorative use on entrance hall tables and buffets, side, coffee and dining tables or bedroom and living room areas.
LEAD TIME 10 – 12 WEEKS