Whether art or objects of any kind, private collections are an essential part of the artistic and cultural heritage of our society.
For its annual exhibition, AD Intérieurs unveils the real and imaginary collections of fourtheen internationally renowned architects and interior designers. With the glorious decor of La Monnaie de Paris as a backdrop, Tristan Auer, Fabrice Ausset, Roberto Baciocchi, Daniel and Michel Bismut, Patrick Jouin et Sanjit Manku, Oitoempoto, Ora-ïto, Raphael Navot, Daniel Suduca, Thierry Mérillou and Gert Voorjans created a living space filled with unique art pieces, objects and furniture that reflect their own taste and personality. Entering this everyday life wunderkammers, visitors meets heclectic style, ranging from Ora-ïto‘s sleek minimalism, in which primal materials serve as main decorative elements, except for a series of inspirational books, to Fabrice Ausset‘s golden opulence, where Wim Delvoye twisted sculpture stands out among a series of rare and unique objects. Featuring documents, jewelry, sounds and found objects, the different collections symbolize the diversity of interests and passions, as well as stylistic approaches of the designers.
Each collector somehow seeks to master a domain, to rule over a small portion of the universe, thus appearing as an utopia creator. By gathering togethere different universes, AD Intérieurs gives spectators the special opportunity of glimpsing into the designers’s private utopia, not just through the pages of a interior magazine but experiencing it in real life.