Interior designer Vincent Darré has become a part of some of most fashionable circles in Paris. He started his career in fashion in the 1980s and worked for Yves Saint Laurent, Prada, Fendi, and Moschino. It wasn’t until the mid 2000s that Vincent started using his style towards interior design. Since then, he has created an impressive roster of houses for some of the most glamorous people in the city – enough to warrant a sumptuous book documenting his work. Vincent Darré: Surreal Interiors of Paris (Rizzoli) takes us on a tour of the colourful, maximalist spaces he has designed for his friends and himself.

An exhibit on the Dada movement sparked Darré’s interest in decoration, and the interiors he has produced are strongly influenced by Dada and the Surrealist movement, both in their overall iconoclastic mood and in the specific details of the rooms. His furniture collections have been inspired by skeletons, Cubism, the paintings of Dalí, and the Surrealist parlour game: Exquisite Corpse. This week we are so inspired by Vincent and his ability to take people into his mind through his interiors. Here are some of our favorite spaces he’s worked on…




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