Cassina and Louis Vuitton share a passion: the groundbreaking work of genius architect Charlotte Perriand, which was celebrated during Maison & Objet in the Paris showroom of the brand, with “Charlotte Perriand each icône de la modernity”, presenting a preview of the prototypes of Cassina new editions. The installation, suggestive, recall the Refuge Tonneau, mountain chalet designed by Jeanneret and Perriand in 1938, with five similar Plexiglas structures whose vibrant colors are illuminated by LED lamps and the colorful Applique Pivotant, always by Perriand. The true stars of the event, however, were the new editiom in warm and natural materials of the three models of Charlotte Perriand for Cassina who changed the history of design. The swivel chair Indochine was revived by Cassina in solid national walnut and ashwood, with seat and back upholstered in leather or fabric. Then the table Mexique, whose surface, made of smooth solid wood, presents bevelled edges with a profile functional to the shape and size of the hand, for a tactile experience, as well as visual. But the big news is the LC4 CP, the “relaxing machine”, perhaps the most famous seat of the architect, the result of a successful collaboration between Louis Vuitton and Cassina: the French brand has leveraged the extensive know-how in the field of saddlery, by which it was achieved the same freestanding mattress as the original but this time in natural leather, while the footrest and headrest are in dark brown leather for contrast. Details of great value are the yellow stitchings, typical of Vuitton handbags, and the straps the headrest perfectly designed. Each basalt base bears the dedication “Hommage de Cassina à Charlotte Perriand à l’occasion de la Collection Icônes 2014 de Louis Vuitton” and is authenticated with the serial number of the limited edition.