The Fox’s Den by Zim Zou for Hermès
The Fox’s Den by Zim Zou for Hermès
The Fox’s Den by Zim Zou for Hermès
The Fox’s Den by Zim Zou for Hermès
The Fox’s Den by Zim Zou for Hermès
The Fox’s Den by Zim Zou for Hermès

Hermès store in Paseo de Gracià, Barcelona, gave carte blanche to Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann, founders of French studio Zim & Zou who set an amazing work of art where the brand products stands out in an entirely paper hand-crafted living room.

The Fox's Den by Zim Zou © Zim And Zou. Ph by Nacho Vaquero - Courtesy of Alexandra Bellon.

The Fox’s Den by Zim & Zou © Zim And Zou. Ph by Nacho Vaquero – Courtesy of Alexandra Bellon.

The Nantes based designers decided to tell the story of a fox who moved into the window with all his personal objects, showing a bit of his life and personality.


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The Fox's Den by Zim Zou © Zim And Zou. Ph by Nacho Vaquero - Courtesy of Alexandra Bellon.

The Fox’s Den by Zim & Zou © Zim And Zou. Ph by Nacho Vaquero – Courtesy of Alexandra Bellon.

The leather fox is living in a human interior composed with furnitures all made of paper, giving a surrealistic aspect to the scene. Each piece of the window display was made by hand.

The Fox's Den by Zim Zou © Zim And Zou. Ph by Nacho Vaquero - Courtesy of Alexandra Bellon.

The Fox’s Den by Zim & Zou © Zim And Zou. Ph by Nacho Vaquero – Courtesy of Alexandra Bellon.

Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann of Zim&Zou studio explore different fields including paper sculpture, installation, illustration. After graphic design studies, rather than composing images on a computer, they prefer creating real objects using paper or other tangible materials. Their choice of paper is due to the versatility and good quality of the material, especially when it is sculpted and photographed. www.zimandzou.fr

The Fox's Den by Zim Zou © Zim And Zou. Ph by Nacho Vaquero - Courtesy of Alexandra Bellon.

The Fox’s Den by Zim & Zou © Zim And Zou. Ph by Nacho Vaquero – Courtesy of Alexandra Bellon.

All works © Zim And Zou. Window photos by Nacho Vaquero – Courtesy of Alexandra Bellon.

The Fox's Den by Zim Zou © Zim And Zou. Ph by Nacho Vaquero - Courtesy of Alexandra Bellon.

The Fox’s Den by Zim & Zou © Zim And Zou. Ph by Nacho Vaquero – Courtesy of Alexandra Bellon.


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