With classic symmetry, sweet pastel colors, colorful textured wallpapers and textured buildings as framed by famous director Wes Anderson films, Accidentally Wes Anderson is an Instagram account that attract creative people.
Accidentally Wes Anderson is a visual adventure of what carries the “golden ratio” Wes Anderson, including stunning shots of locations that are completely real-world but that look like they were taken from this legendary filmmaker’s fantasy world.
It all started in 2017 when the couple Wally and Amanda Koval living in Brooklyn opens an Instagram account, sharing pictures of the abandoned Belvédère hotel on the pass of Furka (Switzerland). Currently, there are more than 1.2 million followers of this page, and many photos from all over are sent to Wally selection. “If you see an architecture, a house facade, a symmetrical scene that moves your imagination, snap a photo.“
Originally from marketers, Wally No stranger to creativity, and this same accidental adventure Wes Anderson has brought him a new perspective on architecture and design. It also allows you to “Learn something new every day“.
“Take a look at the picture of Buckingham Palace, few people know that the Queen has a team of three or four people who spend all day turning their clocks around so that they all run and call exactly at the same time.“
About two and a half years ago, Wally and Amanda Together, we screened 15,000 photos and selected 200 of the most beautiful places to appear in the book Accidentally Wes Anderson just released. In particular, the book has many stories behind each photo and the preface comes from the director himself Wes Anderson.
Although being published at the time of the travel is a distant prospect, Wally says “it gives positivity, motivation and anticipation for your next adventure, as well as a fresh perspective on known places.
This book shows beauty and interesting stories can be found anywhere in the world, no matter where you live. You just need to keep your eyes open.“
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Bonus: Speaking of director Wes Anderson, iDesign happened to know a clip of the movie crew in Vietnam, which was said to have a very Anderson “vibe”. What do you think?