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Rafael de Cárdenas: New York’s King of Colour

From jewel-like home interiors to op-art-fuelled pop-up shops, the unmistakable work of fashion designer-turned-architect Rafael de Cárdenas is as vibrant as it gets. Far from being the stuff of rainbow-coloured children’s fantasies, however, it is distortion and distraction that underpin de Cárdenas’s heterotopic vision.

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