Loic Dubigeon, an HERMES artist like no other…

I had toyed with the idea of featuring one of my favorite Hermes artists, Loic Dubigeon, but hesitated after I discovered a quite different side to his art. The dichotomy between what Monsieur Dubigeon created for Hermes and as a freelance artist is quite astounding and I shall leave it at that. I will be featuring Monsieur […]

I. A. Kwumi Sefidin or I. A. Kwumi Sefedin or?

Feux du Ciel HERMES

Correction 5/14/2018 Just picked up a Le Monde d’Hermes I from 2000 and see that Hermes refers to the artist as Sefedine Ibrahim Alamin. Revision 12/17/2016: In search of  more information about the artist behind the Feux du Ciel, which I am about to list I came across this wonderful information about the artist on […]

Prieres Au Vent by Dimitri Rybaltchenko

Prieres au Vent, Rybaltchenko, 1996

Dimitri Rybaltchenko comes of from a family of great artists, who have all played a major role in the Maison Hermès’ success, in particular the Hermès Carré.  Dimitri, the son of Vladimir Rybaltchenko, who was the great-nephew of Philippe Ledoux. Dimitri has carried on his family’s legacy by creating favorites, such as the Noel au […]

Philippe Ledoux – The Other Hermes Legend

Like Hugo Grygkar, Philippe Ledoux, can be argued, has left a huge impact on the Maison Hermès, in particular, the Hermès Carré. Some of the most collected Hermes carrés, such as the Napoléon, La Comédie Italienne and Cosmos for example, are among his creations.  Other highly popular Ledoux scarves are Springs, Groenland, Harnais de Cour […]

Preparing to write about Monsieur Ledoux

in the process of researching Philippe Ledoux for my blog. Just like with Hugo Grygkar, I am astounded how very little information I can find on the web about them.  After all, these are the two most influential artists Hermès has ever had.  Both were there practically at the birth of the carré, both have […]

Zoé Pauwels

Pierres d'Orient et d'Occident HERMES Paris detail

I have decided to start with Zoé Pauwels as my first featured Hermès artist. Not because her name starts with a “z” so last in the alphabet first on my list sort of thing, or because I just simply adore her Monnaies et Symboles des Parisii scarf, but because she has created well over 20 […]