NATURAL ALCHEMY ON ÎLE DE RÉ, THE IDYLLIC FRENCH ISLAND …

Located in Ars-en-Ré on the Île de Ré, the famous French West Coast island, that typical house gather my essentials. Its owner, Odile Baudry (founder of the brand Secret Maison, my ref when it comes to quality linen bedding or home textile) renovated the house 2 years ago to settled on the Island. She definitely…

WOOD ALL OVER… AT HOME

You’ve been amazing! You know I love natural & wooden things (it’s been my stuff for years) and I sometimes share my finds on this blog. Wood (the tag) is getting more & more readers and is on the top 3 read articles. I wanted to thank you all. Among the blogpost I’ve written so far…

HORSE STABLE HOUSE…RENOVATIONS

Cette étonnante maison familiale de 3 chambres a été autrefois l’écurie historique Manor House, la maison des chevaux champion. AR Design Studio a été chargé de transformer ces écuries en habitation tout en conservant les cloisons en bois et les caractéristiques originales. Les concepteurs ont choisi de faire simple et pur pour laisser le caractère original s’exprimer,…

HOME SWEET HOME… MADAM STOLTZ

When simple words touch you, when creativity meets the kind of lifestyle I like, when everyday items can change your own world, I fall for it! That’s what the read of MADAM STOLTZ new Spring 17 catalogue did to me. Have you read it? So inspiring. You can read it on ipaper. Shall we have…

WOODLAND REFUGE… THE JUNSEI HOUSE

THE RIGHT WORD… JUNSEI (n. m.) ⎨純正⎬: genuine, perfect & pure As part of its new home tour series, produced in partnership with Sonos and West Elm, architect George Suyama has invited Kinfolk into his woodland refuge. Beneath a gray November sky, cargo ships navigate the choppy waters of the Pacific Northwest. In the distance,…

VILLA K IN THE MOROCCAN MOUNTAINS BY STUDIO KO

Initialement publié sur casalibrary :
The Villa K, Tagadert Berber Village, MarrakeshThe Villa K was designed with a true respect towards its landscape. The land, a long North-South stripe of rocks and sand, with a slope on both sides, gentle to the south and steep to the west, creates a strong matrix for the project. Located…

DO YOU « HYGGE »? …

If you’ve never heard of hygge before you’re about to, it’s a craze…  It’s the Danish concept of warm coziness during the winter months. It’s “creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people” (according to Denmark’s official tourism website.) Hygge (pronounced ‘hue-ga’) is a Danish word that describes the feeling of being…

IN A 1567 HOME IN ANTWERP…WABI-SABI & ZEN PHILOSOPHY

Dans cette vieille maison de ville d’Anvers construite en 1567, le galeriste Boris Vervoordt (fils d’Axel Vervoordt dont je vous ai parlé) affine, avec talent, une approche intimiste de l’art contemporain. Lire l’article sur Côté Maison, riche d’informations sur le lieu et l’intérêt des Vervoordt pour l’art contemporain, l’esthétique wabi et la philosophie zen. Enjoy…

SHELTON HUTS… LIVE DIFFERENT

The Shelton Huts are shelters, homes, camping gears… whatever, they are a different way of living. Designed by the architects Jeff Shelton, in Santa Barbara. Partially made of reclaimed and salvaged materials, they get into the wild and connect with the surrounding nature. If you have read my post about AutoCamp Russian River near San…

FOLLOWING YOUR WANDERLUST AT AUTOCAMP…

AutoCamp is a new type of outdoor lodging experience that’s unlike any other. Featuring modern and luxurious Airstream accommodations at a unique properties in California, AutoCamp is inspired by the wanderlust of camping and the great American road trip. Located  just 90 minutes north of San Francisco in the heart of Sonoma’s Wine Country. AutoCamp…

191O REHABILITATED FARM WITH AUTHENTICITY…

This farm dated 1910 is located in the beautiful countryside of Catalonia is that  has been rehabilitated by the studio Francesc Rifé. The owners wanted a place to exhibit their amazing collection of furniture from the 50s and 60s and their art collection. The creations of Jean Prouvé and Charlotte Perriand, among others, fit perfectly…

GRAANMARKT 13, ANTWERP – BELGIUM

The Apartment of Graanmarkt13 is probably one the place that would bring me back to the heart of a City. Designed by Vincent Van Duysen, the Architect is the one with Axel Vervoordt (Also from Antwerp) who know how to create the perfect places. (read previous post about Alex Vervoordt) Graanmarkt 13 is a restaurant, a…