Prominent interior designer Masamichi Katayama is testimony to the relationship between collecting objects and creative resources. His design studio Wonderwall has done a number of renowned projects and his office houses part of his expansive personal collection of curiosities, artworks, books and more. His collection featured in a an exhibition in 2017, which the image above was a promotion for. For insight into Wonderwall and past projects see here. Here is a short video with Katayama narrating his work for Mackintosh in London:
And on the Lexus Intersect space in Aoyama, with English voice over..