There are many worlds within the walls of Giancarlo Valle’s interior design studio in New York City’s Chinatown. Dollhouse-like maquettes are scattered throughout the room, fitted with tiny, curved sofas and coffee tables, pocket-sized lamps and vases, and painted screens and works of art no bigger than a postcard. These meticulously rendered miniatures represent details from Valle’s works in progress. A model for a home in rural Connecticut includes minute reproductions of the client’s extensive collection of architect-designed furniture that This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty-Four Buy Now Related Stories Interiors Issue 44 Home Tour: Gergei Erdei Inside the London apartment uniting Greek mythology, medieval iconography and 1970s glamour. Design Fashion Issue 44 Michelle Elie An audience with an audacious dresser. Design Issue 44 Last Night: Tina Frey What did the San Francisco–based designer do with her evening? Design Interiors Issue 43 Vincent Van Duysen At home with the cult architect. Design Interiors Issue 42 Studio Tour: Fernando Caruncho Gardens sit between the natural and the artificial. George Upton meets the man mediating between the two. Design Issue 42 Hella Jongerius The industrial designer on style at every scale.