This project marks Nilufar’s debut project, taking over Pedro Ramírez Vázquez’s home in Mexico City and hosting a design showcase in collaboration with rug company cc-tapis and Mexican design retailer Studio 84. The exhibition, to be held during Mexico City’s 2024 Art Week, is an exhibition of gallery founder Nina Yashar’s Open Edition project, featuring contemporary furniture, objects, and objects introduced by the gallery in 2023. A carefully selected selection of works of art.
Nilufar Open Edition and cc-tapis from Casa Pedro Ramírez Vázquez
A key figure in Mexican architecture and culture, Ramírez Vázquez (1919-2013) was a modernist architect who influenced Mexico City and beyond with iconic commercial, residential, and public buildings. He was also committed to contributing to the preservation of Mexico’s cultural heritage through projects that fostered social change and improved the lives of rural communities.
“It’s an honor to be welcomed into someone’s home and invited to linger and listen,” Yashar says. “Javier” [Ramírez Vásquez] He recalls his father as a charming conversationalist, and I think this showcase is a tribute to that legacy. ”
Displays occupy the home’s wood-paneled rooms, interacting with unique architectural features, furniture, and artwork. Nilufar’s selection includes the ceiling glass lamp “Necklace” by Analogia Project, the wall lamp “Piero” by Vibeke Fonnesberg Schmidt, his 3D printed objects by Dutch artist Audrey Large, vases by Sophie Dries, by Lebanese studio David/ Includes a selection of modular pieces. Nicholas.
The whole home design collection comes with a series of unique rug designs created by Bethan Laura Wood and David/Nicolas for cc-tapis. His cc-tapis, a company known for its wide-ranging creative sensibilities and collaborations with some of today’s most exciting design luminaries, is the perfect partner for Nilufar’s Mexican showcase. “Being able to combine CC-Tapis rugs, made in Nepal and designed by Lebanese and British designers, with Nilufar in the home of one of the most iconic Mexican architects makes this exhibition That makes it very unique,” says Daniele. Lora, cc-tapis art director and partner. “It’s a great combination of nationalities, cultures, aesthetics and history.”
“At the heart of the design is a dialogue about the fusion of society, time, everyday life and aspirations,” adds Yashar. “It’s a conversation that should unfold between creators. This collaboration provides an opportunity to do just that, with design timelines infinitely unfolding, navigating an imprecise yet precise flow of time at the same time.” This scenario provided the ideal opportunity to announce a collaboration with Studio 84, a company I have always admired and considered representative of our values. ”
Until February 11, 2024
Casa Pedro Ramirez Vasquez
Graniso 145 Colonia Jardines del Pedrega
mexico city, mexico