Today, design lovers will enjoy spending time every corner of this considered building, with its core of studied detailing. Going forward the house will fulfil its original purpose – as a space to display art. This summer, an exhibition entitled ‘Mon Univers’ runs until November. Through a collection of objects such as shells, flotsam and industrial glass that Le Corbusier found to be compelling. As we explore his own mind, we in turn learn what inspired the most influential architect of the 20th century.
‘A masterstroke of modernist influences fused with echoes of the 14th Century’
Twisted beams frame 14th century frescoes while a curatorial catalogue of designer classics deliver a distinctive modern influence.
At the Widder Hotel, medieval heritage meets modernist Eames, while Poliakoff slumbers against thick stonewalls. In the heart of old-town Zurich, the Widder has both the luxury pedigree of a small Grand Dame Hotel and the eclectic charisma of a design diva.