France

Van Doesburg Studio-House

Coup de coeur

While relaxing from an intense year of work, Daniëlle van Ark & Thomas Raat immersed themselves into the world of Dutch artists Theo van Doesburg & his wife Nelly van Moorsel, founders of this house turned artistic residency.

Squaring Light and Colour

Benoit-Pierre Emery’s design quest for silk and space

Creative Director at Hermès, Benoit-Pierre Emery’s love of silk scarves has resulted in a personal collection of over 10,000 vintage pieces.

Le Bois Basalte

Four Friends in Search of Wisdom

Bois Basalte is indeed a “back to roots” project for two young people brought up in Auvergne who took onboard two other friends to carry a common life project.

Cap Moderne

The Life of Eileen Gray

Between Monaco and Menton, Cap Moderne has witnessed the complicated relationships of several seminal figures in the history of architecture.

Nature’s palette

Dining with Alexandre Gauthier

An elegant sixteenth century farmhouse on the edge of a quiet river lined with aromatic plants and centenarian trees.

Bless Home Shop

At home with Mira Schröder

I first knew about Bless in London many years ago, but it wasn’t until I was working in Persuade in Bilbao that I understood the complexity of their work.

Sunday Dinners With Jim Haynes

Regulars, new-comers, travelers, writers, photographers, local Mayors, painters... it is impossible to define a profile of the people who usually join in Jim's feast.