COLLABORATION WITH VACHERON CONSTANTIN, Shanghai

COLLABORATION WITH VACHERON CONSTANTIN, Shanghai

At the invitation of the Swiss watch manufacturer Vacheron Constantin, twelve students of the ECAL Master of Advanced Studies in Design for Luxury & Craftsmanship, accompanied by the director Alexis Georgacopoulos and Nicolas Le Moigne, head of programme, went to Shanghai for an exploratory week. On this occasion, they were able to participate in the context of Twin Villas (a property that hosts the Vacheron Constantin Mansion) to a press conference celebrating the partnership Vacheron Constantin/ECAL and unveiled a preview of the exhibition "Arts & Crafts & Design: Time according to ECAL and Swiss Craftsmen » which was presented during the Milan International Furniture Fair in April, as well as the Expo Milano 2015 (World Expo) in May. They could also discover cultural venues such as Tongji University, the Shanghai Museum, the Maison Hermès, the Glass Museum, visit iconic companies related to design as MXM (upholstered furniture), Shang Xia (hi-end craftsmanship) Stellar Works (wood specialist) Spin Ceramics (ceramic brand), Neri & Hu (architecture and design agency) and look over typical neighborhoods for luxury and crafts.

Collaboration (2015)

Professors
Nicolas Le Moigne

On this occasion, they were able to participate in the context of Twin Villas (a property that hosts the Vacheron Constantin Mansion) to a press conference celebrating the partnership Vacheron Constantin/ECAL and unveiled a preview of the exhibition "Arts & Crafts & Design: Time according to ECAL and Swiss Craftsmen » which was presented during the Milan International Furniture Fair in April, as well as the Expo Milano 2015 (World Expo) in May.

They could also discover cultural venues such as Tongji University, the Shanghai Museum, the Maison Hermès, the Glass Museum, visit iconic companies related to design as MXM (upholstered furniture), Shang Xia (hi-end craftsmanship) Stellar Works (wood specialist) Spin Ceramics (ceramic brand), Neri & Hu (architecture and design agency) and look over typical neighborhoods for luxury and crafts.

Press conference at the Twin Villas by Vacheron Constantin .  Photo: VC
Press conference at the Twin Villas by Vacheron Constantin .  Photo: VC
Press conference at the Twin Villas by Vacheron Constantin .  Photo: VC
Press conference at the Twin Villas by Vacheron Constantin .  Photo: VC

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Factory visit  Stellar Works  (wood specialist) Photo: Jean-Baptiste Colleuille
Factory visit  Stellar Works  (wood specialist) Photo: Jean-Baptiste Colleuille
Factory visit  MXM (upholstered furniture) Photo: Jean-Baptiste Colleuille
Visit  Shang Xia (hi-end craftsmanship) Photo: Jean-Baptiste Colleuille

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Visit of the  Tongji University
Visit of the  Tongji University

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Discovering  Shanghai Photo: Jean-Baptiste Colleuill e
Discovering  Shanghai Photo: Jean-Baptiste Colleuille
Discovering  Shanghai Photo: Jean-Baptiste Colleuille
Discovering  Shanghai Photo: Jean-Baptiste Colleuille

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