Photo illustration by Kalen Holloman.

We Asked Virgil Abloh to Design His Dream Dinner Party

Abloh, perhaps the most active designer on the planet, dreamed up an evening at a Frank Lloyd Wright landmark with meatballs, Miles Davis, and Cy Twombly–inspired doodles.

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Feb 7 2018, 3:12pm

Photo illustration by Kalen Holloman.

Location/setting
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kaufmann house, called Fallingwater

Exact table/chairs
Conference table by Virgil Abloh for the Component Collection
Nike chairs by Tom Sachs
Conference chairs by Pierre Jeanneret

Guest list
Denim Tears
Acyde
Arthur Kar
Guillaume Berg
Louis Brodinski
Tom Sachs
Karl Lagerfeld
Emily Segal
Piotr Niepsuj
Dasha Zhukova

Menu/chef
Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo from Jon & Vinny’s serving spicy fusilli, Little Gem lettuce, meatballs, avocado toast, and the Caviar Kaspia baked potato.

Place settings
Tom Sachs’ “Hermès” place setting

Music
Kind of Blue by Miles Davis

Flowers
Cotton flower bouquets

Candles/lighting fixtures
Santal 26 Candles by Le Labo
Borne Béton lamps by Le Corbusier

Linens
Off-White linen canvas as tablecloth

Additionally
Guests get Sharpies and other tools to draw and write on the “tablecloth,” creating an art piece throughout the dinner

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A version of this story first appeared in GARAGE No. 14, available to buy here.