Rug designer Jan Kath takes the floor.
ARTISTS WHO ARE AN ENDURING INFLUENCE?
Leonardo da Vinci , Gerhard Richter , Christo and Jeanne-Claude .
CONTEMPORARY ART YOU MOST ADMIRE?
Arne Quinze’s work makes a strong impression. His sculptures are breathtaking.
DO YOU COLLECT ANYTHING?
I try to live life light, without too much ballast. I live as a modern nomad so it is difficult to physically handle too much stuff. This will change soon, hopefully, as 25 years of travelling are enough. Then I might be able to restart my collection of old and antique textiles and rugs.
WHAT ARE YOUR FASHION MUST-HAVES?
Lots of sunglasses and I am obsessed with shoes. I own more pairs of shoes than my partner Nairat, which sometimes makes her think I am quite strange.
This may sound cheesy and a bit mainstream, but I am in love with the Rolex Oyster Perpetual ‘Milgauss’ .
FRAGRANCE OF CHOICE?
My choice now is Terre d’Hermès .
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