One wouldn’t necessarily think such artsy, edgy pieces would emerge from such traditional spaces.
But the elaborate, ornamented details of this 17th-century Amsterdam residence that now houses couturier Viktor & Rolf make sense when seen translated into fantastical, multi-faceted collections. Take their Fall 2015 show for example: models walked out in “wearable art” that the designers deconstructed and promptly hung on empty walls, creating an impromptu gallery by the show’s close. With such sumptuous materials and historical intricacy to surround oneself, the creative process would no doubt be elevated. Some of the spaces where their next-level inventiveness lives and breathes:
And of course, the intermixing of contemporary pieces within such embellished spaces in sparse modernity excites me even more.
Images via Vogue Living