French-born, NYC-primarily based architect Olivier Garcé emailed us not too long ago to enable us know about his “pandemic lockdown project,” an apartment-as-gallery collaboration with household furniture designer Ian Felton. “Amid the uncertainty that came with the pandemic, we preferred to assemble will work by a team of buddies, gallerists, and fellow creatives,” according to Garcé, the former director of French architect Pierre Yovanovitch’s NY place of work.
The site? Garcé’s very own light-flooded 3rd-flooring condominium in a West Village prewar brownstone, which he shares with his spouse, Clio Dimofski, director of interior design at Pierre Yovanovitch (and their new toddler, Zoë). “We ordinarily glance to artwork fairs, gallery openings, studio visits, and the town itself to information us,” Garce claims, “so we designed our possess ‘showroom.’” Garcé suggests he hopes to recreate identical installations in new areas remain tuned.
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Images by Sean Davidson.
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