24 November 2014
The Chamber of Curiosity: Apartment Design and the New Elegance is a masterful portrayal of contemporary living. The book describes the space of the home as a place of experimentation, an extension of the self, a constantly evolving project. And it does it through the voices of its inhabitants. The result is a collection of unique settings, capable of incorporating pieces of design and objects found in the street, old terrazzo floors and glittering French polish, contemporary art and industrial details. According to the editors of the book (Robert Klanten, Sven Ehmann, Sofia Borges), it is precisely this “collage style” that defines the paradigm of the new elegance. Just like the old Wunderkammern, able to amaze with their eclecticism, recounting the tastes and passions of their creators. Published by Gestalten.