For the man who made his name dressing Lady Gaga in meat, personal style is surprisingly simple: black, leather, army cuts. But when it comes to his living space, the DIESEL creative director is far more the man the design world hopes he would be.

Refinery29 has paid a visit to his NYC apartment to shoot the weird, inspirational knick-knacks he fills his life with and ask him about his first DIESEL collection, how he’d style Miley Cyrus, and what Brooke Candy does to inspire him.

Read the whole interview here.