With a minimalistic modern design, you always need to be careful as there is a chance of getting an empty and lifeless interior. This is especially true for mountain chalets, which for many people are associated primarily with warmth and comfort. But the designers of this wooden cottage in French Alps perfectly dealt with their task to find a harmonious mix between modern laconicism and coziness of an Alpine house. Cool home!
Perhaps log houses will never come out of fashion. Despite all the modern technic of wood processing and innovative principles of mountain homes construction, the demand for traditional buildings is not decreasing. This old traditional winter chalet in France, which was recently restored by local designers, once again confirms this fact. Just look how cozy it is!
Until recently this Parisian apartment which is located in the 1830 house was owned by the descendants of famous poet Paul Valery. But now the apartment (230 sq.m) is the second home for a publisher from the USA that loves ornaments, black and white palette, as well as elements of French and Italian styles. The designer of the apartment managed to take into account all the wishes of the client and create an elegant and stylish interior with a Parisian spirit. In the living room, for example, there is a cool mix landscape wallpaper, geometric parquet, a table of a piece of wood and an elegant fireplace. These interiors are full of contrasts and bright strokes, but it makes it even more special!
Mountain chalet Amande in French resort Megeve is a wonderful mix of traditional Alpine façade, modern design with an abundance of wood and retro accents in the form of photos and posters on the walls. The house has many windows and an open layout of the common areas, that means that throughout the day the rooms are filled with warm sunlight. All of this made it possible to create a truly cozy atmosphere. Enjoy!
Paris Handsome Hotel fully justifies its name. The designers managed to skillfully combine modernity and traditional Parisian chic in interiors decoration. Laconic gray and milky shades complement the whole army of bright colors: blue, mustard, pink, red, green. Also, designers played a lot with texture, prints, and light. What a wonderful and stylish place to stay!
Living room with a big library on two walls and a fireplace is certainly the central place in this cozy traditional French country house. It’s easy to imagine the owners spending most of their time at home here. Quite unusual to see so much wood in a French interior, nevertheless, it really looks great here, ensuring complete relaxation. Once again we admire gorgeous French design!
There is no limit to the beauty that can be created at home with wallpaper. Want to update the mood in the room, add style or elegance, completely change the appearance? All of this wallpapers can do, and the variety of prints and shades amazes. Today we have an inspiring selection of French interiors by famous site Marie Claire, where wallpaper plays a decisive role. Enjoy!
The Hoxton is not a typical hotel chain and opens its hotels only in the most prominent cities within trendy locations. The concept implies beautiful historical buildings, stylish interiors with retro feel and the absence of unnecessary expensive services. We already posted two of their hotels (in London and Amsterdam), and today we are happy to share photos of the new hotel in Paris. It is a beautiful 18th-century building, a progressive 2nd district of Paris and a wonderful design from the best local studios. Enjoy!
This magnificent apartment in the 18th-century building once served as a residence for the ambassador of the last Russian tsar. Now it is a private abode of a historic architecture admirer who recently decided to breathe new life into this unique accommodation, making it comfortable for modern life. Nevertheless, in the renovated interiors there was a place for many original details that were carefully preserved or restored: parquet, marble fireplace, stucco and moldings. What a beauty!
Such extraordinary couple like the owners of this Parisian apartment could not have just ordinary home. She is a stylist for the famous French brand, he is an extravagant designer, together they form a bright and cheerful duet who likes experiments and colors. In their loft in the 11th district of Paris, there is a playful bohemian atmosphere, while a lot of incredible and unexpected details of decor can surprise anyone. Enjoy!