Tag Archives: Deco

L’Atelier Blanc, Valbonne – France

If you’re passing through the old village of Valbonne in the area of Nice-Antibes on the French Riviera, pop in to L’Atelier Blanc (12, rue de la Mairie), a newly-opened boutique by two friends seeking a fresh adventure. You will find myriad inspiration for interiors, exteriors, gifts, and accessories … Continue reading

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Lodge Eco-Friendly Home, Bordeaux – France

Voici une de mes adresses favorites de Bordeaux. Une boutique dans le quartier Saint-Pierre qui éveille nos envies de maison – déco – cadeaux avec des objets joliment mis en scène, et qui donne du sens à nos emplettes. On … Continue reading

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House dreaming – Antwerp, Belgium

When in Antwerp, beware…. of the architecture & fun! Last week, I was back in this creative mecca for just one day – enough to once again be swept away. We were walking to a work rendezvous when we passed a monument that … Continue reading

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Les Ateliers Associés – France

En ce moment, je vis entre deux endroits tout aussi beau l’un que l’autre: Paris – capitale que j’adore pour sa créativité et pour sa culture, et le Médoc – non loin de Bordeaux au coeur des Grands Crus et … Continue reading

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Le Corbusier apartment-studio, Paris XVI – France

Built in 1933 by architect-designer-painter-sculptor Le Corbusier, and Pierre Jeanneret, this building in Paris has stirred my imagination through seven years – so I was thrilled when on that cold December morning I finally made time to visit the apartment-studio … Continue reading

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Nilaï Store, Paris VI – France

Des rives du Bosphore et des petites ruelles d’échoppes de vendeurs de bijoux du grand bazar à Istanbul, au cœur  du quartier St Germain à Paris, Nilaï («lune du Nil» en turc) a tracé une jolie route. La pimpante maman de deux adorables … Continue reading

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Le Rocketship, Paris IX – France

In this age of tech-now-self, I am often surprised by the appreciation one can gain from taking the time to strike up a spontaneous conversation with the owner of a shop or clients therein. Small independent businesses are ideal for … Continue reading

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