Orlando Diaz-Azcuy

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Orlando Diaz-Azcuy’s Top 10

PLACE TO UNWIND: My new country house in Lucas Valley, [in] San Rafael [California]. It’s an Eichler house I’ve been restoring for two years. I want it to look like what an Eichler house would look like today. 


RESTAURANT: A16 in San Francisco. Very simple Italian food and no fusion! I do not like fusion; it’s fake cuisine. 

ARCHITECTURE: I was just in Lisbon and fell in love with the train station by Santiago Calatrava. I also 
love the Lisbon Pavilion by Álvaro Siza.

ART: Maillol, Paul Klee, Egon Schiele.

ERA FOR DESIGN: Right now! Modernism has evolved to a point where we have a freedom we have never had before.


SOUVENIR: Always chocolates, wherever I go. I also buy pieces of textiles.

POSSESSION: The Christian Bérard paintings my partner, John Capo, and I have collected. 

FRAGRANCE: Eau de Cologne Impériale by Guerlain. I always pick up a bottle when I’m at Charvet.

VACATION SPOT: San Miguel de Allende [Mexico]. I’ve never seen a little place with so much self-identity. The Rosewood hotel there is the top of the top.

CLOTHES: Dior Homme for special occasions, but Cos for everyday clothes. It’s a Swedish company, and their clothes are very simple, with perfect silhouettes.


Orlando Diaz-Azcuy Design Associates (ODADA), 415.362.4500, odada.net  

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