Koto Bolofo , Hermès: La Maison, Hermès, Horses, Saddles, Kelly Bag, Clothes, Perfume, Bugatti, Gardens, Specialties, Scarves, Silk, John Lob, and La Collection, Luxury, Photography, Inspiration, Storytelling

Heritage and craftsmanship are what define luxury, but it is the often a story that truly captivates the imagination. Koto Bolofo has most certainly succeeded in achieving this with his book “Hermès: La Maison”. Over the course of 8 years he was granted unprecedented access to create 11 separate volumes documenting the 11 different ateliers of Hermès: Horses, Saddles, Kelly Bag, Clothes, Perfume, Bugatti, Gardens, Specialties, Scarves/Silk, John Lob, and La Collection. Humbly equipped with a film camera (presumably Bronica), tripod, cable release, and devotion, he beautifully captured the creation of luxury.

Of course for those curious minds, there is a riveting story of how Koto Bolofo convinced the late Jean-Louis Dumas on the merits of the project…

http://www.steidlville.com/books/971-La-Maison.html

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