Interestingly, Hadid got her start in object design and interiors, so in many ways this chess set represents a coming-full-circle of her work.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: For the chess aficionado, a well-played checkmate is a sense of unparalleled satisfaction. Louis Vuitton wants to make that feeling even better with their new bespoke chess set, now offered as part of their custom-made product portfolio.
Gary Kasparov darts suddenly from the back seat of a Washington cab and springs through the front door smiling with his hand outstretched. “I have no other appointments today so we can take as much time as you need,” he gallantly announces. Just then I realise I am not the only one who has been waiting for Kasparov.