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Friday
May312013

The home of a god

A little over a month ago The Wall Street Journal featured the home of my all-time favourite clothing designer, Rick Owens. I had to share it because, well, he's a genius, and this home is raw and gritty and dark and a dream space. It's an industrial loft space that was the former French Socialist Party headquarters on the Place du Palais Bourbon, a few blocks south of the Seine in Paris. Rick tore out a bunch of office cubicle, insulation tiles and other gross stuff and left the concrete floors and other elements in their raw form. It's perfectly glunge (glamourous-grunge) which is the term he coined for his style. Alot of the furniture was designed by Rick - like his massive felt-covered plywood bed, and his library features rugs repurposed from surplus military blankets. I just love this man and his creativity. His home may be a bit more unfinished than most people would prefer but wow, the potential!
Now I'm off to scour the internet for deals on his clothing!


Reader Comments (2)

amazing! New perpectives!

28 Jul 2013 | Unregistered Commenterjperezdelasierra

Gorgeous. NOT too raw at all, he brought comfort in.

31 Aug 2013 | Unregistered Commenteroregonbird

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