No. 04 — At home with Dalí
At Sommer we are inspired by a concept we like to call the personal home – a home that concerns itself not necessarily with trends or being precious, but that imbues joy, inspiration, and presence. It's a perfectly imperfect place that has a certain je ne sais quoi. Likely well loved and cared for, it's filled with an array of belongings collected over time. Artifacts that reflect the daily lives and unique character of the inhabitants.
To us, a personal home is meaningful, charming, and gives you a breath of fresh air. Entering a space like this is one of the feelings that inspired the opening of our shop last year, so for our latest rendition of the Sommer Journal we'd like to take you into the personal homes we love most. To start, we begin with a home so outrageously personal, it has now become a museum – the former home of artist Salvador Dalí just outside of Cadaqués, Spain, where he lived and worked in from 1930-1982. We had the opportunity to tour this home on a trip to Spain a few years back (when Sommer was just a dream in a notebook!) and hope you enjoy Dalí's wild approach to homemaking as much as we do.