By An­na Bat­ti­sta

My world — p. 111

ELLE Decor (Italy) - - Inside/Design -

Ve­ni­ce. 17 Sep­tem­ber at Ca’ Pe­sa­ro ‘ La don­na che leg­ge’, an ex­hi­bi­tion de­di­ca­ted to Ga­briel­le Cha­nel. A fa­sci­na­ting iti­ne­ra­ry that fo­cu­ses on the de­si­gner’s pri­va­te li­bra­ry, to re­veal the mo­st in­ti­ma­te world of Ma­de­moi­sel­le “An in­te­rior is the na­tu­ral pro­jec­tion of the soul,” said Ga­briel­le ‘ Co­co’ Cha­nel. This ma­xim ex­plains the rea­son why Ma­de­moi­sel­le in­fu­sed her Pa­ris apart­ment wi­th the es­sen­ce of her per­so­na­li­ty. In the­se spa­ces, Cha­nel com­bi­ned Ea­st and We­st, crea­ting unu­sual con­trasts. In Ve­ni­ce, it will be pos­si­ble to ad­mi­re over 300 books, pho­to­gra­phs, pic­tu­res, dra­wings and fur­ni­shing accessories. The years spent at the or­pha­na­ge at Au­ba­zi­ne ab­bey in­spi­red a cer­tain mo­na­stic sim­pli­ci­ty not on­ly in her fa­shion col­lec­tions but al­so in her fur­ni­shings. The re­con­struc­tion of her li­bra­ry in the ex­hi­bi­tion spa­ces of Ca’ Pe­sa­ro helps us to

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