NICOLE LACHELLE | CHRISTIAN NIESSEN | CO-FOUNDERS

 

There is scientific consensus, that we need to make fundamental changes to our global culture to overcome the challenges our culture created and to avert deteriorating conditions and accelerating climate change.

 

Arts and design - our work as designers, creative directors, consultants and entrepreneurs is essential to change culture, to create a new culture, to find new ways to engage and lead toward a sustainable culture.

 

Responsible design and sustainability are leading principles of our work and our private lifestyle - to create and contribute to a new culture, a citizen centric culture, with sustainability as a core value, a default design, not a variable.

 

CREATIVE AND ARTISTIC SOLUTIONS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

INSPIRING CULTURAL CHANGE

  • C / A SOLUTIONS

    our creative and consulting services

     

    Working as designers, creative leaders for international luxury brands since 25 years, founding and operating all aspects of our own brand since 10 years, we understand the complexity, to build, navigate and grow a brand, create new, relevant products and manage businesses internationally.

     

    WE PLAN, IDEATE, DESIGN AND DEVELOP

    MEANINGFUL

    PHYSICAL AND DIGITAL

    PRODUCTS AND EXPERIENCES

    THAT OUR CLIENTS LOVE AND DESIRE

     

    FASHION - PRODUCT - SPATIAL - CONTENT

     

     

    SELECT CLIENTS

     

    CALVIN KLEIN

     HELMUT LANG (ORIGINAL)

    JIL SANDER

    JOSEPH

    NO_EDITIONS

    PRADA

    ROBERTO CAVALLI

    THEWOODCREATIVE

    THE-SUSTAINABLE.COM

  • no_editions

    our brand - RESPONSIBLE LUXURY SINCE 2007

    no_editions

     

    INDIVIDUALITY AND RESPONSIBLE LUXURY SINCE 2007

    MEN'S AND WOMEN'S CLOTHING, ACCESSORIES AND OTHER OBJECTS

     

    no editions / no duplicates / no repetitions

     

    Founded by Nicole Lachelle and Christian Niessen

     

     

    INDIVIDUALITY - A CORE PRINCIPLE

     

    ' WE FOUNDED no_editions TO CREATE INDIVIDUALLY UNIQUE AND DIFFERENT PRODUCTS - CLOTHING, FASHION, ACCESSORIES, OBJECTS - AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO FAST AND MASS PRODUCED FASHION AND LUXURY

     

    DESIGNING AND PRODUCING A COAT OR DRESS 100 TIMES WITH EACH ONE HAVING A DIFFERENT, INDIVIDUAL DESIGN ELEMENT - NOT PRODUCING 100 TIMES THE IDENTICAL COAT OR DRESS

     

    CREATING A UNIQUE IDENTITY AND LAYERED VALUE FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL PRODUCT - ESTABLISHING A MORE CONSIDERED AND CONSCIOUS APPROACH TO MAKING AND CONSUMING EACH INDIVIDUAL PRODUCT '

     

    www.noeditionsviewingroom.com

    www.noeditions.com

    noeditions@noeditions.com or

    Press : pr@noeditions.com

     

     

    Every item, style or object that carries the no_editions brand name is offered only once with a unique print, design pattern or decoration, while each product’s silhouette is produced in series. Each unique item's serial number is part of its label and all designs and series remain part of a perpetually growing online archive at www.noeditions.com

     

    no_editions pattern, print or application designs are based on specific concepts, comprising one or several series. Each series is listed online with a title, information about the style, material, and the amount of items in this series - every item is labeled with this information, along with its unique serial number and the no_editions logo.

    The differences between print or application designs within a series are created and developed based on various artistic, personal, aesthetic or sequential criteria, and are not the result of random manual or mechanical finishing. The differences can be very visible or very subtle, depending on the series.

     

     

    RESPONSIBLE DESIGN AND PRODUCTION PRINCIPLES - ENJOYABLE, RELEVANT, ETHICAL AND FUTURE-ORIENTED

     

     

    LESS WASTE

     

    ' WE STARTED no_editions AS AN ONLINE, MADE-TO-ORDER BUSINESS IN 2007, OFFERING DESIGN SERIES OF INDIVIDUALLY UNIQUE ITEMS - EACH ITEM ONLY PRODUCED, FINISHED, PRINTED OR EMBROIDERED BASED ON A CLIENT'S ORDER - CARRYING ONLY A MINIMAL STOCK OF RAW MATERIALS AND PRE-FINISHED PRODUCTS

     

    WE VALUE THE MAKE-TO-ORDER, A CONSCIOUS ACT TO CHOOSE, DEFINE AND COMMIT TO AN ORDER AND WAIT FOR PRODUCTION, ABOVE A PRINCIPLE OF INSTANT AVAILABILITY AND OVER STOCK

     

    INSPIRING CULTURAL CHANGE, REDUCING ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS '

     

     

    no_editions made-to-order luxury - produced on order - reducing excess inventory drastically - less wasted material.

     

    Unique, personal, luxurious products, that actively support waste reduction. A unique item with serial number retains value longer, increases resale value and our online archive of all series and artworks at www.noeditions.com creates additional context.

     

     

     REUSE | RESELL | RECYCLE

     

    Since 2015 we use real silver for our hardware, decorations, or embroideries on clothing, accessories and leather goods .

    STERLING 925, ARGENTIUM 935 / 960, FINE SILVER 999

     

    A dress with real silver chains or silver sequins, a handbag with a hand forged solid silver handle, have intrinsic value, a great touch, will age and wear with personality and always keep a certain material value, encouraging recycling. Throwing away an item with real silver would likely go against most people's principles.

     

    PRECIOUS AND BEAUTIFUL

    ARTISANAL AND MODERN

    RESPONSIBLE LUXURY

     

    All no_editions silver is ethically sourced through licensed suppliers of the  ARGENTIUM silver brand - most is already made from previously recycled silver - part of a circular process.

     

     

    RECLAIMED LUXURY

     

    We understand that people love different brands and we offer a selection of curated vintage items of other luxury brands - the RECLAIMED SERIES - many vintage items of well-known luxury brands ( clothing or leather goods ) are available in very good conditions, often not or very little used.

     

    We offer custom silver design options for these pre-loved / vintage items and mark them with a RECLAIMED SERIES number.

    Keeping existing, unused or barely used luxury products from ending as waste.

     

     

     

    ARTISANAL CRAFTSMANSHIP AND MODERN TECHNOLOGY

     

    MADE IN ITALY AND SWITZERLAND

     

     ' WE CHOSE TO PRODUCE IN ITALY AND SWITZERLAND - USING EXCLUSIVELY THE MOST LUXURIOUS ITALIAN, FRENCH OR SWISS RAW MATERIALS - TO ENSURE HIGHEST QUALITY STANDARDS, STRICTEST ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION REGULATIONS AND LABOUR LAWS

     

    AS THE LEADING PRODUCERS FOR LUXURY FASHION, LEATHER GOODS AND ACCESSORIES, ITALY AND SWITZERLAND

    OFFER THE MOST EXCEPTIONAL COMBINATION OF ARTISANAL CRAFTSMANSHIP AND LATEST TECHNOLOGIES '

     

     

     

    HANDMADE LEATHER GOODS AND BAGS

     

    Artisanal labour and craftsmanship are a fundamental part of our production - all no_editions leather goods and handbags are hand sewn / saddle stitched - FRENCH COUTURE SELLIER - made in Switzerland and feature hand-forged solid silver hardware.

    Very few brands can still produce and offer this handmade quality and no_editions is the first brand to combine the sellier’s craftsmanship with hand-forged solid Argentium silver hardware.

    The no_editions signature silver handles, as well as the silver design elements, plaques and foot plates establish a distinct and unique identity.

     

    no_editions silver hardware and silver jewelry is made by combining modern 3D modeling and artisanal, sculpting techniques.

     

    no_editions is produced in Italy and Switzerland ( leather goods and select bespoke services ).

    We follow responsible production principles, working with small to midsize manufacturers, often family-run businesses, and artisans - requiring transparency from all our suppliers.

     

    We use non-toxic, eco-friendly inks and printing technology.

    Our raw materials are sourced from highly specialised suppliers in Italy, France, Switzerland, or Austria, Germany - concentrating on renewable, biodegradable or recycled materials and reducing transport

     

     

    RESPONSIBLE LUXURY -  ACTIVE CLIMATE PROTECTION - RETHINKING VALUE

     

    www.noeditions.com

    www.noeditionsviewingroom.com

    noeditions@noeditions.com or

    Press : pr@noeditions.com

     

  • THEWOODCREATIVE

    our spatial design practice

    CREATIVE DIRECTION AND SPATIAL DESIGN  |  SUSTAINABLE, HOLISTIC AND FUTURE-ORIENTED

     

    EXTERIOR | INTERIOR

     

     THEWOODCREATIVE is a future-oriented, holistic Spatial Design Practice to plan and create modern, sustainable solid wood buildings using CLT / X - LAM elements ( cross laminated timber ) and natural, ecological surface treatments - a CO2 neutral construction method adhering to the highest Minergie standards.

     

    WOOD IS THE MOST SENSIBLE, ENERGY EFFICIENT AND SUSTAINABLE BUILDING MATERIAL

     

    CLT / X-LAM - CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER / SOLID WOOD -  IS THE BEST POSSIBLE CHOICE AND MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED SOLUTION TO COMBINE SUSTAINABLE, ECOLOGICAL CONCEPTS WITH AN URBAN, FUTURE-ORIENTED AESTHETIC

     

    THEWOODBUILDING - SWITZERLAND

    built in 2014/15

     

    A pioneer project and statement  - from idea to completed building, with a consistent branding, clearly communicating visual and inherent aspects

    www.thewoodbuilding.com

     

    www.thewoodcreative.com

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