Unintentionally Wes Anderson: Cult Instagram account evokes guide of locations world wide
The style of filmmaker Wes Anderson, loved by fashion and interior fans, is instantly recognizable, with its almost caricature vivid color palettes and striking symmetry that seems too meticulously constructed to be real.
The iconic aesthetic even inspired the iconic Accidentally Wes Anderson Instagram account to show off photography from around the world, reminiscent of the director’s unique aesthetic.
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Crawley boat shed, Perth. (James Wong (@_JamesWong))
Now, the Anderson-like photos and stories that have spawned a community of over a million fans have been turned into a stunning coffee table book by the account’s founder and curator, Wally Koval.
With the permission of Wes Anderson himself, Koval captures the real-life locations of some of the world’s most interesting and idiosyncratic destinations that share the whimsical vision of the director’s films.
Wes Anderson accidentally takes off from Wally Koval on October 29, 2020. (Trapez / Wally Koval)
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It’s the stuff of a serious travel inspection, with scenes and locations that could easily have been searched for The Grand Budapest Hotel or The Darjeeling Limited, full of pastel colors and size that have featured in his films.
No wonder the Instagram page has built a community of more than a million fans, including Seth Rogen, Zooey Deschanel and Mandy Moore.
Accidentally Wes Anderson by Wally Koval (Trapez) is available as hardcover and eBook from October 29, 2020. visit accidentally wesanderson.com/book.
Roberts Cottages, Oceanside, California. (Paul Fuentes (@paulfuentes_photo))
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