Of course, they are insects, that are proudly displayed into a fine glass showcase, as Lara Melchior does it. However, it...
Whether in a hall, living room or bedroom, lined on shelves to the wall is an excellent way to displaying our kitscheries. They’re essential and totally eccentric pieces, and in this world, anything goes. Plastic, figurines, colour. The important thing is to tell a story with your trinkets. The ones you love, the ones you’ve brought back from travels, the ones that have been by your side since childhood. They might be small but they are mighty! Kitsch has never been so in! Be audacious, mix like Alix Thomsen as many different objects as possible: enamel teapots, antique books, totem photographs, 1950s wooden skittles, children’s ceramics and family photographs. If you’re in search of an elegant way of paying tribute to your flea market finds and family heirlooms, Mathilde Dupeux and Jerome know how to do this better than anyone else. In total contrast with their decorative habitat, you’ll find a family of elephants, by Luigi Colani. Created in the 1970s for the Dresdner Bank, these little piggy banks were intended for the bank’s customers. Today these cheerful kitscheries are all the rage. Collectors are going crazy for them and their value has never been so high. Lucky charm did you say?
If you’re after inspiration for how to décorante your hall or living room, you’ll find everything you need to know about kitscheries, mirrors and more in our Guide Déco!
The important thing is to tell a story with your trinkets. The ones you love, the ones you’ve brought back from travels, the ones that have been by your side since childhood.