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Meet The House That Inspired Derek Lam's Spring Collection

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Derek Lam wasn't messing around when he said his spring collection had an architectural influence. According to Architectural Digest's blog Daily AD, the designer took very literal inspiration from legendary architect Richard Neutra’s Palm Springs Kaufmann Desert House. In Lam's words, "Neutra created such unique homes in the desert, demonstrating that modernism can be international in spirit but also very local in its inspiration. That, to me, is what is great and eternal about the Kaufmann House." Click on over to Daily AD to see how the home translates into Lam's Spring collection, which is shoppable right here.
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· Derek Lam [Official site]