From dazzling new design to Teutonic shifts, see inside our Global Interiors special

dazzling new design to Teutonic shifts, see inside our Global Interiors special
Left, our newstand cover. Right, limited-edition cover by Martino Gamper and Brigitte Niedermair. Their special cover is their very contemporary take on Henri Matisse’s paintings, Dance, 1909
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Bigger, bolder and more beautiful – it can only be our annual Global Interiors issue. From Canada to Brazil, China to Belgium, we’ve scoured the globe to bring together the finest furnishings from the world’s design hotspots.

Master artists and the internet inspire Martino Gamper and Brigitte Niedermair’s panel show for Dedar, as well as their limited edition cover for the April 2017 issue (available to subscribers). Elsewhere, paper turns over a new leaf at a Tokyo printworks, and our Picky Nicky sees the light with John Pawson in his latest column.

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Meet some of the contributors to our April 2017 issue

We get exclusive insights from the man behind the Louvre Abu Dhabi, while gallerists John and Gretch Bergguren open up about their new San Francisco adventure. Thaddaeus Ropac advances to Mayfair with the launch of his London gallery, and photographer Mat Collishaw mines the 19th century for a new portrait series. French artist Xavier Veilhan flips the perfect crouton omelette in the latest of our Artist’s Palate series.

As ever, the issue brimming with architectural treats. Over in West Vancouver, Arthur Erickson’s Eppich House is a mindbending modernist treasure. Meanwhile in Antwerp, artists Luc Tuymans and Carla Arocha invite us for a tour of their Glenn Sestig-designed penthouse; and architect Eduardo Brito proves he’s ahead of the curve with a brave Brasilia bolthole.

Then, we’re camping it up at Villa Kampffmeyer – not to mention giving pearls a while. It’s all about model behaviour with Richard Meier in our main fashion story, and Ermengildo Zegna weighs in with a travel-friendly collection.

Finally, our Germany supplement explores the latest in the country’s daring design vision, from the best of Cologne Furniture Fair, to the latest Bahn stormers and Berlin’s specs appeal. Wunderbar!

For textile brand Dedar, Martino Gamper and Brigitte Niedermair render master artists’

For textile brand Dedar, Martino Gamper and Brigitte Niedermair render master artists’ work in a new hue.

(Image credit: Brigitte Niedermair )

Eppich House, Arthur Erickson’s mindbending modernist treasure.

Eppich House, Arthur Erickson’s mindbending modernist treasure. 

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Behind the folded, forbidding concrete façade of AGi Architects

Behind the folded, forbidding concrete façade of AGi Architects’ Origami House in Kuwait hides a family home of warmth and style.

(Image credit: Matthieu Salvaing)

Architect Eduardo Brito brings rigour an a golden spiral to this brave new bolthole in Brasilia.

Architect Eduardo Brito brings rigour an a golden spiral to this brave new bolthole in Brasilia. 

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Curator Jean-Luc Martinez will finally open the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Curator Jean-Luc Martinez will finally open the Louvre Abu Dhabi this year – and he’s just a little bit terrified. 

(Image credit: Siddhartha Siva)

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In our Germany supplement, we bring you uplifting colour and elevating lines from the Cologne furniture fair.

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A temple to internationalism, diversity and creative dialogue, the W* House brings together the finest furnishings from the world’s design hotspots.

A temple to internationalism, diversity and creative dialogue, the W* House brings together the finest furnishings from the world’s design hotspots

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Schmoozing and schnitzel at the Villa Kampffmeyer in Potsdam.

Schmoozing and schnitzel at the Villa Kampffmeyer in Potsdam.

(Image credit: Phil Dunlop)

Contemporary takes on texture put pearl designs in a new light

Contemporary takes on texture put pearl designs in a new light.

(Image credit: Liam Warwick)

Shady characters

These shady characters are helping us with our enquiries. 

(Image credit: Tommaso Sartori)

Article where cover photo shows model

The model behaviour of American architect Richard Meier sharpens our sense of scale and proportion.

(Image credit: Anna Alek)

INFORMATION

The April 2017 issue of Wallpaper* is out now. Subscribe here (opens in new tab)