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“There’s something about black that calms me”: Cult Danish designer Camilla Stærk through the lens of Helena Christensen

By Gabriele Dellisanti

Photo: Kristian Thomassen

Danish designer Camilla Stærk’s singular pieces, marked by black leather, untreated wood and a certain dark romanticism, have enjoyed a cult following since she launched her namesake brand 20 years ago. With a new furniture line and a high-profile design project on the horizon, Stærk has sparked her next era. Best friend and collaborator Helena Christensen intimately captures the designer in her West Village apartment