Hussein Jarouche, the owner of Micasa, a furniture and object store located in São Paulo, and his girlfriend, interior decorator Ana Strumpf, visites New York for about 4 times a year. And when he get there he sleeps in his 87 m2 loft in Chelsea. Creating a space full with design, art and new ideas. Making a patchwork of old plates of brass lamps on the ceiling, hanging different kinds of animals on the wall, industrial objects (chairs, stairs and display cabinet) and of course a lot of art by Alex Katz, James Rosenquist and Damien Hirst.Photography by Fran Parente For Casa Vogue – www.franparente.com
Everywhere you look you see Pharrell Williams. Creating a big blasted by coming with his new album ‘G I R L’. And now showing his creative side by creating a contemporary exhibition at at the Salle de Bal – a former ballroom at the Hôtel du Grand Veneur, a 17th-century Hôtel Particulier in the Marais area of Paris. Featuring 48 artworks with objects by Marina Abramovic and Ulay, Daniel Arsham, JR, Alex Katz, KAWS, Takashi Murakami, Yoko Ono, Terry Richardson, Cindy Sherman and Andy Warhol. And 12 pieces specially made for the exhibition, including art with his wife, Helen Lasichanh. You can visit the exhibition till June 25 2014.