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.