Camorra and Italian police create interior style guide

9 May , 2012  

The Italian author­it­ies have seized Camorra mob­ster Nicola Schiavone’s Naples apart­ment and videoed the whole thing, provid­ing us with a vicari­ous glimpse into the design sens­ib­il­it­ies of Campania’s monied under­world.

(view it on YouTube)

Embarrassingly, I can dimly remem­ber fea­tur­ing some bits of not-totally-dis­sim­ilar décor on the shop­ping pages of Spaces magazine back in 2003. Either I do a post-ironic ana­lysis of the chan­ging face of kitsch or I just bury it deep?


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