art & design, interior design, musings

balay ni marc jacobs

love the look of marc jacobs’ apartment in france. simple, very classic and rather masculine for a reknowned designer (one would probably expect an armani or versace kind of frivolous extravagance in fashion gods’ homes, which jacobs is not). and i love the playfulness of the photographs with marc jacobs in it. the apartment has a bit of retro furniture, which i currently am into, and evokes a mix french and manhattan-ish feel to it. i thought his house is intimate enough and stuff like this drives me mad wanting to eventually get our own place soon, one that we can dressup and design to our liking. especially since my list of wants for the home gets longer every time. hehehe


The Den: with Sean Lander’s Mr. Rabbit

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this marc jacobs’ w magazine article was featured in apartment therapy.


On the upstairs landing, Damien Hirst’s Paracetamol, 2004–05, and Richard Prince’s Island Nurse, 2002

 


John Currin’s Bra Shop, 1997, is one of several portraits in the master bedroom. Opposite: Among the Elizabeth Peyton paintings in the sitting room is a portrait of Jacobs (upper left).

 


In the living room, Ed Ruscha’s Peach, 1964, John Currin’s The Go-See, 1999, and a Lalanne sheep sculpture

 


Marc Jacobs in his library with Ed Ruscha’s Heaven, 1986, and a sixties Dominique table

 


Jacobs in the courtyard off the garden-level office, with his two dogs, Alfred and Daisy, and two Lalanne frog chairs

 


Above the bed in the downstairs guest room, Richard Prince’s Richard and Linda, 2005

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