Le Roi des Fleurs (Lot 3)
Sponsor: Strutt & Parker • Artist: Craig Wheatley
About the lion The beautiful Roi des Fleurs" is a camouflage design, embellished with large flowers and butterflies making the lion blend in and disappear into nature.
About the sponsor Strutt & Parker is one of the largest property consultancies in the UK with a network of 60 offices across the country. Established in 1885, the business merged with BNP Paribas Real Estate in 2017 and is now part of the BNP Paribas Group. Strutt & Parker provides professional support on all matters relating to residential and rural land and property. Strutt & Parker is excited to sponsor a Lion in celebration of the history of Windsor and the surrounding areas, whilst positively contributing to local charities and their valuable causes. As our shop used to be a florist, we feel the peony design is the perfect tribute to the shop’s history.
About the artist Bringing colour and pattern into all aspects of life, Craig Wheatley is a British designer/illustrator who studied at the Royal College of Art in London. Based in Paris, he spent many years as Senior Surface Designer and Studio Director at Christian Lacroix before creating Studio Wheatley in 2014 where he continues to design his distinctive bold, colourful, energetic designs for international luxury and lifestyle brands as well as products under his own label. Craig Wheatley has recently had the opportunity to collaborate on design projects with fashion houses Louis Vuitton, Kookai, Schiaparelli, Isabel Marant, Berluti, Barbara Bui, Astrid Elisee, Fête Impériale and interior designer brands Designers Guild and Vista Alegre. Discover more on www.studiowheatley.net
Where? Window of Strutt & Parker, 16 Park Street, SL4 1LU. On view 24/7. Strutt & Parker is on the corner of High Street and Sheet Street, approx 10 minute walk from Windsor & Eton Central station and a short stroll from Windsor Castle.