HOTEL TIP !  “EL FENN” … unique and gorgeous boutique hotel in Marrakech

HOTEL TIP ! “EL FENN” … unique and gorgeous boutique hotel in Marrakech

 

With 20 individually styled rooms and suites, a four-bedroom private riad, 3 swimming pools and its own hammam spa, El Fenn is a unique boutique hotel combining grandeur, historic architecture and Morrocan style with hideaway nooks, terraces and gardens filled with beautiful bougainvillea and the sweet hum of birds – making it a peaceful place from which to enjoy Africa’s most exotic city. Gorgeous, definitely worth a trip!

 

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AN IMPRESSIVE, RUSTIC LOFT IN TRIBECA WITH A GREAT SPIRIT

AN IMPRESSIVE, RUSTIC LOFT IN TRIBECA WITH A GREAT SPIRIT

This spacious and stunning loft is located on Franklin Street in Tribeca, New York. You can find there lots of amazing lofts styled by top interior designers. But this loft is special because it still emanates the past with its raw, rustic and bohemian elements. Its effortless and charming style is mirrored by exposed pipes, – I love the one painted in red with big valve! – , wood floors, wooden poles with paint worn by time, the massive sliding door, the piano, and more generally the combination of old and new. It’s impressive and cozy at the same time.

 


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The PETLAMP PROJECT combines environmental issues with beautiful light design.

The PETLAMP PROJECT combines environmental issues with beautiful light design.

Designer Alavaro Catalan de Ocons founded the PET LAMP project to put the spotlight on the environmental impact of plastic bottles. PET LAMP combines the reuse of plastic bottles with artisan handcraft, design knowledge and textile tradition in Colombia to develop and produce these very unique and beautiful light objects. What a fantastic project …We need more of those !

 

To avoid becoming stylised, the designer wanted to keep the bottle top and its neck allowing the client to know the origin and history of each lamp.

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HEAVENLY ITALIAN VACATION HOME of famed designers Ludovica and Roberto Palomba.

HEAVENLY ITALIAN VACATION HOME of famed designers Ludovica and Roberto Palomba.

This gorgeous Italian vacation home of famed Milanese designers Ludovica and Roberto Palomba with the raw spirit of a renovated 17th century oil mill, a mix of white and earthy tones and cutting edge modern design with many of the designer’s own creations is just breathtaking.

The spacey home is full of great design and yet it is a comfortable, serene and warm place

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DIANE VON FURSTENBERG’S stunning & stylish PENTHOUSE IN MANHATTAN … Be inspired !

DIANE VON FURSTENBERG’S stunning & stylish PENTHOUSE IN MANHATTAN … Be inspired !

Wow, Diane’s striking hideaway above her DvF store in the Meetpacking District in Manahattan is eclectic and super stylish and yet there is no defined style concept. The sunny penthouse feels alive and real and there is nothing pretentious. The only common elements are warmth and comfort you can sink into. An intuitive mix of color and patterns, plenty of books, photographs and many more personal things make the rooms so unique and inviting … “It’s just odds and ends, all the things that have happened throughout my life… It’s bohème, like me. I’m not a bourgeoise—never have been, never will be.” Diane von Furstenberg.

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