In Case You Were Wondering Why Fendi’s Fifth Avenue Flagship Has Leather Sculptures in It

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Fendi elves.
Fendi elves. Photo: Andrew H. Walker/2011 WireImage

Yesterday afternoon, Fendi’s Fifth Avenue flagship became the latest backdrop for a collaboration between the design house and architects Aranda/Lasch. The project, titled Modern Primitives, consists of crystalline-shaped sculptures pieced together by architects Ben Aranda and Chris Lasch and then covered in brightly colored leather by Fendi’s craftsman Ester di Sarno.

In Case You Were Wondering Why Fendi’s Fifth Avenue Flagship Has Leather Sculptures in It