At Home With Homeism: The Loungewear Label Puts on a Pop-Up during a Designer’s Own Apartment
January 24, 2018 - table lamp
For Homeism engineer Licheng Ling, a plcae of her latest pop-up shop—her possess unit in New York—brings a artistic routine full circle. Open to a open around appointment, shoppers can spend a afternoon Chez Ling picking adult a silk pajama set and maybe a painting. It’s all partial of Ling’s The Ideal Home, an immersive sell space that blends a case show, chateau tour, and judgment shop.
Fernando Mastrangelo Salt Flats 01, (2017) hangs above a Fernando Mastrangelo Drum table.
Both a collection and a point-of-sale knowledge were desirous by a thought of home, quite those that offer as a pattern sanctuary. Ling visited interior spaces built by some of a final century’s many leader creatives: Philip Johnson’s architectural marvel a Glass House, Russel Wright’s modernist woodland manse Manitoga, and Donald Judd’s timbered Manhattan townhouse. “I was so desirous by these people who spent their lives crafting a ideal space,” says Ling. This led her to build her possess domestic Gesamtkunstwerk—though hers would be shoppable.
The photogenic transport by Jewels of New York organised alongside stoneware by Maria Moyer.
Perched on an top building of a Four Season’s Downtown residence, Ling’s apartment, that doubles as her work space, has been remade into what she envisions as an ideal home: a delicately thought-out collection of furniture, art, objets d’art, and clothing. It’s identical to a ethos of a brand’s Instagram, that intersperses images of pleasing musical humanities alongside photos of Homeism loungewear. The latter was displayed on a coronet mantle shelve in a dilemma of her sun-filled vital room. Entitled Collection 3, a silk loungewear plucks elements from Chinese normal dress rendered complicated by a cut and sensibility. Think mandarin collars and one-piece sleeves (without a shoulder seam, an undeviating cascade of a fabric down a arm) on minimal, chaste silhouettes.
In a vital room, Densen Side Chairs by Egg Collective enrich a artwork: Chris Martin’s Seven (Black and White), 2014. On a list sits a list flare is by Christophe Côme and a Cristina Grajales Gallery.
Design objects are a categorical captivate elsewhere in a room. Above a dining list hangs a large-scale work by artist Chris Martin, ikebana-like florals by Meta Flora assistance to tone a space, and earthenware ceramics by Maria Moyer are clustered on tabletops. Other partners of The Ideal Home embody Lothar Hempel, Fernando Mastrangelo, Egg Collective, Joya, and A Magazine Curated By. It’s a collection of artists, furniture-makers, and more, whose works come together to emanate a space where form and hardness thrive.
Carefully curated, a space feels anything yet contrived, yet it is a small sparse—like you’re visiting an artsy friend’s recently Marie Kondo-ed apartment. When asked where her tangible effects were stored, Ling replied, “I didn’t have most to remove; we live flattering minimally.” A few pieces from her quotidian life sojourn in place, such as a curved-back cot in a vital room. But a immature tea (by Ippodo) and black sesame candy (by The Jewels of New York) that Ling so easily serves her guests, as good as a Rizzoli books built in balmy windowsills, are partial of a sell experience, and for sale.
Shop The Ideal Home pop-up currently by Jan 30; email email@example.com to report an appointment.