DR Under the sun exactly, the house of Caesar Manrique is carved of light in the deep black rock of the island Off the coast of Africa, in the archipelago of the Canaries, lies Lanzarote. César Manrique was born in 1919. A famous sculptor and architect of the 70s, he rubbed shoulders with many New York artists and exhibited at the Guggenheim, but it is on his native island that he expresses himself.
Category Dream Houses
. Frédéric Vasseur A holiday house tinged with white opens its arms to lovers of tranquility ... And beautiful Italy. Siesta on the sweet terrace and strolls through each floor of this dream home; here we live to the rhythm of the Dolce Vita ... that we discover in pictures. On the west coast of Apulia, Italy, a holiday home offers its immaculate white outline in the protective shade of ancient olive trees.
A holiday home between tradition and modernity Nicolas Mathéus Re-imagined as a holiday home by interior designer Marie-Laure Helmkampf, an old pastoral building confronts tradition and modernity with a mastery of simplicity and elegance. Reportage. Parents of three teenagers, the owner couple has found the rare pearl: a family home with Mediterranean accents in the countryside, as in the novels of Peter Mayle.
Magic of a renovated house in Tangier Corinne Schanté-Angelé In Tangier, a fisherman's refuge, by the sea, has become thanks to the decoratice Ann Boutigny a bright holiday home. Colors and ambiance fifities are at the rendezvous. Facing the horizon, the decorator Ann Boutigny has turned a fisherman's hut into a holiday home, all in height and dazzled by the light.
The U-shaped apartment has a terrace around which radiate the living rooms. Carole Bellaïche Creators of children's albums, illustrators and parents of the famous characters Gaspard, Lisa and Pénélope, Georg and Anne Hallensleben live and work in a world apart. Far from the hustle and bustle of the city, they live in a bubble where daily life and creation meet in harmony.
A holiday home with huts on the beach Nicolas Mathéus An hour from Lisbon, a holiday home and two wooden cabins enthroned on a sandy beach. It is the successful rehabilitation of an old fisherman's house, made by a duo of decorators. A heavenly house imagined in a unique and warm configuration ... That's enough to go on vacation just in pictures.
Planted in the open ground Ibicenca, a finca reborn in its true architecture just sublimated by a contemporary gesture. In the rigor of the lines and the attention to detail, the simplicity of the terroir plays without false note on creative contrasts. Albert Font On the side of Santa Eulària in Spain, discover a real peasant farm in ruins completely restored family house with modern lines, with half-stone walls half white lime.
A dream villa at the edge of the Mediterranean Albert Font Dream holiday with this villa in the heart of Ibiza overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Bright and design, this artist's house combines modern architecture and openness to nature for a change of scenery guaranteed. After having lived and invested with their respective sensibilities two magnificent fincas in the ibicenca countryside, the artists Chico and Linde Bialas have decided to turn to a more urban place yielding to the temptation of the strict and modern lines of the Casa Kaufmann built in the years 1960 by the architect Erwin Broner.
A seaside apartment in Ibiza Yann Deret In Marina Magna, in the heart of the old quarter of Ibiza, a unique and innovative concept has emerged: "the 105 suites". Seven contemporary loft-style apartments have been built in one of the oldest buildings in the city, to have a good time by the sea.
The atmosphere is marked by colors and objects from Africa. Guirao Gregory It was an unhealthy house, in ruins could we even say, in the center of Bordeaux. Alexandre Stiers, from the agency OYAT Architects (Alexandre Stiers & Fred Sauger), made it a pleasant place to live very bright, from 40 to 60 m2.
The new openings fit into the yellow brick facade. Bénédicte Ausset-Drummond A lush English garden and a peaceful atmosphere sublimate this Victorian house located in London ... The gallerist Jimi Lee highlights its decor and design tastes for contemporary furniture and works of art of the mid-twentieth century.
A haven of peace on the water in Portugal Bernard Touillon Discovery of a house on the water that invites to change of scenery. In the Alentejo region of Portugal, drunk with great air and freedom, the experimental house Friday is sailing on Lake Alqueva. A green adventure promise for budding explorers and natural vacations.
Les Glycines hotel, in Vézelay. Jean-Marc Palisse Through its eternal treasures and its new lovers of gastronomy and huts, (re) discover the Morvan and its pretty country houses nestled in lush greenery ... A selection of good addresses signed East Side. Historical producer of Christmas trees - and nannies from all-Paris in the nineteenth century - the Morvan evokes pell-mell many images of Epinal ... And for the most gourmet, the chef doubly starred Marc Meneau Esperance and the Relais Bernard Loiseau in Saulieu.
The living room bathed in light thanks to the original Tom Ferguson arched windows For her client who wanted to revive the 300 m2 located in a former tea factory in Australia, the architect, Josephine Hurley, designed an apartment in the respect of the history of the building. Arrangement, decoration, everything has been thought to preserve the industrial vestiges of the past and to offer comfortable and functional living spaces.
A family home in the southern accent Nicolas Mathéus This family house located in the South of France multiplies the assets: purified volumes, extreme whiteness and new perspectives. The interior designer Marie-Laure Helmkampf gives us the secrets of the aura of this beautiful house where serenity and light are the key words.
In a beautiful spirit of collection, the large living room includes, around a stone fireplace Louis XV style, linen sofas, Caravane, a pair of Le Corbusier leather armchairs at RBC and a Serge Mouille floor lamp. Near the bay windows, an old pedestal table with a marble top lends itself to the still lifes of winter. Nicolas Mathéus Discovery of a house in the south of France where the ages blend.
Before / after: a character apartment, facing the sea Livio Marrese Perched on the hills of Liguria, in the medieval village of Verezzi, near Genoa, the apartment of 70 m2 is located on the top floor of a large stone house, partly restored. The architects Elena Belforte and Giusi Rivoira, from the Con3studio agency in Turin, have successfully built an apartment with a simple and natural style that preserves the authenticity of the place.
A family hut with ocean view Nicolas Mathéus In a bohemian-chic seaside style, this cabin with ocean views fulfills all the criteria of the ideal holiday home. Nestled on the Atlantic coast of South Africa, this unusual dream house lives with the wind and the tides.
A colorful holiday house by the sea Frédéric Vasseur Set on the coast of Puglia in Italy, this villa built in the 1970s has been radically renovated by the Neapolitan architect Giuliano dell'Uva. Today, it is a color luxury holiday retreat with purity.
. Didier Delmas The Cap Arts villa puts art on all floors. Located in La Ciotat, near Marseille, the house opens its 230 m2 to all the currents of art and all the ideas to create an unusual and colorful decoration. The entire decor changes every quarter and can be rented. An address to follow that we make you discover in pictures ... We knew the art galleries in real apartments, especially in Paris.
In Arcachon, discovery of an apartment where life is good Atypical Spaces In Arcachon, the owner of this apartment on two floors takes us for the visit. Artist in her spare time, she wanted a bright interior in shades of white and wood for her husband, her son and her. After several months of work, some done by family and friends, the "local", as she called it, was raised a floor, under a nave frame of boat returned.