Fusion of Design and Artisanship: Furniture Maker Pepe Andreu and Luxury Leathermakers Sol & Luna Join Forces
Renowned Spanish designer and furniture creator Pepe Andreu and Carolina Sánchez de Movellán, founder of luxury leathermaker Sol & Luna, have collaborated on a limited-edition leather-covered version of the iconic Charlie Valet Stand ((Galán de Noche Charlie)). The collaboration stems from friendship and mutual admiration for contemporary crafts and design. Pepe Andreu creates and produces furniture and objects that reconcile contemporary forms with materials and craft traditions. The original Charlie Valet Stand is composed of two types of wood. With its meticulous artisanship, Sol & Luna has transformed its striking silhouette into a piece of avant-garde leather art.
As described by Pepe Andreu,
“Few pieces of furniture are as chameleonic as a handsome man at night. When we designed the Charlie valet stand, the goal was to make it aesthetically appealing, both with and without clothes on it. It had to be a piece of furniture with presence and character, but discreet, not taking up much space. The result has been to leave only the essentials of the traditional valet and turn it into an object and a piece of furniture .”.
The Valet Charlie is available in five leather colors. It is sold exclusively at Sol&Luna store (Nuñéz de Balboa, 79- 28006 Madrid).
Read Profile: Sol & Luna: The Art of Leather to read my profile and interview with Sol & Luna.
Images courtesy of Sol & Luna.