NOWNESS In Residence: Rolf Sachs [VIDEO]

NOWNESS has launched a new series called In Residence, which profiles designers to capture notable figures from the art and design world within the most intimate of surroundings: their own home. It is a rare opportunity to see a different side of the artist: a look into the spaces that inspire their work, a chance to hear the stories about why they live in the way that they do. We are loving this idea and the first video, a profile of Rolf Sachs, doesn’t disappoint.



Designer and active tobogganer Rolf Sachs resides in a unique retreat in the Swiss mountains in a building that was originally erected for the 1928 Winter Olympics. Essentially, he saved the Bauhaus-style building from destruction and created a home here, complete with a bobsled track. He even filled it with period-relevant design.


Watch the beautifully-shot NOWNESS video where Rolf Sachs talks about his home and involvement in the St. Moritz community:

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Photos by Matthew Donaldson.

Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk, is a Jersey girl living in SoCal. She dreams about funky, artistic jewelry + having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—running, reading, making music, and drawing.