Sunday, November 23, 2008

Steven Meisel's 'Patterns' Photographs Spawn A Limited Edition Jigsaw Puzzle

If you didn't catch Fashion photographer Steve Meisel's amazing photos for the 'Patterns' editorial in last Spring's Italian Vogue, take a look at them here (courtesy of art+commerce):

Above: the cover

Above: Stylist: Edward Enninful, Hair: Guido, Make up: Pat McGrath

And what better way to commemorate the piece than with a limited edition jigsaw puzzle?

Steven Meisel Jigsaw Puzzle :

1000-piece jigsaw puzzle
Edition of 1000
Signed and numbered
Puzzle: 20 x 28’’ (50 x 70 cm)
Box: 8.5 x 12 x 2’’ (21.5 x 30 x 5 cm)

Above: detail of meisel photo of model Meghan Collison

Looking for a gift for the artsy fashionista who has everything? Then this might be just the thing.

Legendary fashion photographer Steven Meisel has released a signed, limited-edition jigsaw puzzle of an image from his stunning 'Patterns' story he photographed for Italian Vogue last spring. The 1000-piece puzzles are packaged in a custom box and are signed and numbered by Steven Meisel. They have been produced in an edition of 1000 and are $750 each.

This limited-edition jigsaw puzzle features a pattern-on-pattern photograph of model Meghan Collison as a tattooed pin-up. The image originally appeared in Vogue Italia, a publication for which Meisel has created every cover and lead editorial story for nearly two decades.

Each custom-made cloth box is signed and numbered by Steven Meisel. The jigsaw puzzle is manufactured by Editions Ricordi, makers of high-quality jigsaw puzzles since 1808.

Puzzles are $750 each and may be purchased by credit card on this site or by calling 212-524-5519. Email inquiries should be directed to:

Puzzles are also available at Colette in Paris, at Barneys New York, and at 10 Corso Como in Milan.

See other Editions Ricordi jigsaw puzzles here. And here.

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