An Afternoon with Michael Mundy
Michael Mundy emailed me out of the blue a few weeks back. He wanted to shoot my apartment for a project he was working on called An Afternoon With. He'd seen pictures of my place via a mutual friend, the Brooklyn illustrator Richard Haines. Before allowing Mundy into my home I did a little research. He's an accomplished photographer who has shot myriad interesting design folk like the Toledos, Tom Ford, and Georgio Armani. While his professional work—fashion, portraits, interiors—is impressive, it was his blog An Afternoon With that mesmerized me.
They're not necessarily boldfaced names, but the people he chooses to shoot are fascinating. And through a weekly photo essay he captures their homes, often times modern, in equal precision with the capturing of their personalities. It's a must-read blog for those of us who like to see how other people, everyday people, live.
I caught up with Michael after he shot my home for a chat.
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