Called a “post-materialist interiors magazine” by the New York Times, Apartamento is one of these magazines that defies the norms of consumerist magazines while adopting certain codes from an artist’s book. Now on its 10th issue in five years, Apartamento ’s softcover, cliché-free, detailed A5 pages are filled with interviews, photographs (including some by Juergen Teller in the latest issue) , with styles ranging from French chic and Italian Dolce Vita to Dutch sophistication. A lightweight patchwork with endearing artistic direction, Apartamento bears no price or store address; what exactly it prescribes is hard to say. But with its refreshing approach to interiors, the inspiration is undeniable.
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