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Posted 04.05.12 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Placement & Corine Vermeulen: Living with Mies: The Towers at Lafayette Park

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Jacqueline, The Pavilion

“I just changed the whole bedding about four months ago, it was a different color green. I was like, ‘You know, I’ve got to bring some chocolate in here, let’s use green on the pillows.’ Because I invested so much in the sage [I’m keeping] some of that but I started changing out some of the sage with aubergine and chocolate.”

[Portrait by Corine Vermeulen; view by Lana Cavar]

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ABOUT THE ESSAY

Living with Mies: The Towers at Lafayette Park
On Places, photographer Corine Vermeulen and the design collective Placement offer a glimpse of life in Lafayette Park, the Mies van der Rohe-designed residential complex in Detroit.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Placement is a transient, site-specific project by graphic designers Danielle Aubert, Lana Cavar and Natasha Chandani.
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Corine Vermeulen is a Dutch artist who has been working and living in Detroit since 2006.
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