Sottsass Et Moi

Matthieu Salvaing

For Paris decorator Charles Zana, there’s only one true master of design: Ettore Sottsass.

Ettore Sottsass may have described his colorful, oversize ceramic totems from the 1960s as “crazy things,” but they make perfect sense today in the subdued Paris apartment of architect and interior designer Charles Zana. “It’s like that moment Salieri realized that Mozart was composing a masterpiece in his head—and that he just makes music that’s good,” Zana says. “Sottsass for me ...

 

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