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Luxe, Calme, et Volupté
home, 2014, with Chanapa Wongraveekul, Chittranuch Napawan, and Prechaya Punyakham through the International Program in Design + Architecture, Chulalongkorn, custom textiles produced with Paya Shop, exhibition structure and lighting by City Neon, in the home of Arthur Napolitano


Henri Matisse, Luxe, Calme, et Volupté, 1904

The characteristic of modern art is to participate in our life. A painting in an interior spreads joy around it by the colors, which calm us. The colors obviously are not assembled haphazardly, but in an expressive way. A painting on a wall should be like a bouquet of flowers in an interior. These flowers are an expression, tender or lively. Or, the pleasure simply comes to us from a yellow or red surface, which accounts for the more tender expression of the flowers, like roses, violets, daisies, compared with the bright and purely decorative orange of marigolds.
- Henri Matisse

Made beautiful by time,
Would decorate our room;
The rarest flowers
Mingling their odors
With the vague fragrance of amber,
Rich ceilings,
Deep mirrors,
Eastern splendor,
Everything there would speak
- Baudelaire, Luxe, calme, et volupté