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 Design Fashion Issue 45 Lisa Yamai Snow Peak's president wants you to get out more. Design Issue 45 Mac Collins Four questions for an emerging designer. Design Issue 45 Last Night What did jewelry designer Sophie Bille Brahe do with her evening? 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?