LUXE FILE S

The Bas­sam Fel­lows de­sign­ers have sim­patico tastes.

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THE ARTIST WHO HAS BEEN AN EN­DUR­ING IN­FLU­ENCE? Le Cor­bus­ier [5]. CON­TEM­PO­RARY ART THAT YOU MOST AD­MIRE? Frank Stella, Sol LeWitt [6], Max Bill [1], Charles O. Perry, Marino Marini, Don­ald Judd, Ger­hard Richter, Hiroshi Sugi­moto and John McCracken. I love the Cal­i­for­nia min­i­mal­ists but I think we’re too late to col­lect! DO YOU COL­LECT ANY­THING? Vin­tage Ger­man cars, early Braun house­hold ob­jects, Wirkkala glass­ware [4], Poul Kjærholm, Mies van der Rohe fur­ni­ture.

FASH­ION MUST HAVES? Saint Lau­rent black jacket by Hedi Sli­mane, Jil San­der dou­ble-faced cash­mere jacket, Uniqlo skinny ta­pered jeans, Bas­samFel­lows cash­mere T, Bas­samFel­lows ‘Crom­bie’ sneak­ers [10], Bas­samFel­lows ‘Alpine’ boot.

FAVOURITE WATCH? Rolex Oys­ter Per­pet­ual Ex­plorer #14270 [9]. FRA­GRANCE OF CHOICE. Issey Miyake L’eau d’Issey.

BOOKS WHAT ARE YOU READ­ING NOW BOTH FIC­TION AND ART/ DE­SIGN? Con­ver­sa­tions with Mies van der Rohe [2], The Ar­chi­tect of De­sire, The Rain­bow Comes and Goes.

MU­SIC WHAT’S ON RO­TA­TION AT OF­FICE AND HOME? Foals, James Bay, John Te­jada.

FAVOURITE FLOW­ERS? Any­thing white or wild.

BEST DOWN­TIME IF YOU EVER HAVE ANY PUR­SUIT? Binge TV se­ries, car mag­a­zines, road trips.

EN­TER­TAIN­ING AT HOME AND RESTAU­RANT OF CHOICE? Sum­mer lunch on the lawn in Con­necti­cut. Os­te­ria Con­cor­dia, Muz­zano, Switzer­land, Al Gi­rar­rosto da Ce­sa­rina, Mi­lan, and the soon-to­close Four Sea­sons Restau­rant, New York.

PRE­FERRED TIP­PLE/S? Prosecco, Moscow Mule.

FILMS THAT HAVE IN­SPIRED YOU? 2001 A Space Odyssey, Pur­ple Noon, Ex Machina [7].

SHOPS AND ON­LINE STORES YOU FRE­QUENT? We don’t shop! I tend to re­search things I need and shop where I need to.

MAG­A­ZINES YOU READ REG­U­LARLY? De­tail Re­view of Ar­chi­tec­ture, Ar­chi­tec­tural Record, Van­ity Fair, Mercedes-Benz Clas­sic.

TRAVEL FAVOURITE HAUNTS AND WHERE IS ON YOUR MUST SEE LIST? Zurich, Mi­lan, Lugano, Big Sur. Scan­di­navia is on our list.

OB­JECTS OF DE­SIRE YOU WOULD BUY RIGHT NOW? Arik Levy sculp­ture [3], An­gelo Man­gia­rotti ‘In­cas’ ta­ble, ‘Tu­gend­hat’ chairs [8], Porsche 993.

El­e­gant crafts­man­ship un­der­pins Bas­samFel­lows de­signs and in­dul­gences.

Clock­wise from top Scott Fel­lows and Craig Bas­sam. Bas­samFel­lows stu­dio in Br­era, Mi­lan. Bas­samFel­lows ‘Man­tis’ chair. Bas­samFel­lows ‘Doc­u­ment’ bag.

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