Amir Khamneipur Composes an Eclectic Salon Around a Pablo Picasso Artwork
The designer chooses a regal painting from 1939 to create a tailored space that echoes the artwork’s captivating lines
With his interiors, Amir Khamneipur strikes a carefully calibrated balance with texture and sheen that brings a quiet complexity to layers of harmonious neutrals. Those seemingly effortless backdrops set the stage for beautiful, individual pieces filled with personality that engage in a spirited dialogue.
Here, using a Pablo Picasso portrait as his muse, the designer imagines a jewel-box salon, “a thoughtful room that allows for the appreciation of each one of the objects.”
“This Picasso brings together linear forms and fluid shapes—just as I like to do in my designs. There’s a playfulness, boldness, and graphic nature”Amir Khamneipur
A version of this article first appeared in print in our 2023 Spring Issue under the headline “Taking Shape.” Subscribe to the magazine.