This property, located in Aix-en-Provence, 1.5 km south-east of the historic centre, is a superb 18th century bastide set in 2,400 sq. m. of walled gardens. It comprises 550 sq. m. of living space including 150 sq. m. of outbuildings. It has been beautifully renovated and the reception rooms retain many fine period features such as parquet, wood panelling and plaster mouldings; six bedrooms; large openings looking onto the terraces and knot garden. It also features a swimming pool and pool house with large orangerie and six fountains.
This 19th century Arts & Crafts style home is located in the North London enclave of Hampstead. The stately home was constructed in 1881 by the noted architect Basil Champneys as his personal residence. A pioneer of the Queen Anne style, Champneys major commissions had included Manchester’s John Rylands Library and Cambridge University’s Newnham College. In present day the home’s owners called upon the Milan-based design firm Studio Peregalli to refurbish it’s interiors. Continue reading to view the full set of images.
Located in historic Greenwich Village, this extensive reconstruction of a 1840s townhouse fuses past and present into a new, sophisticated 4,000 square foot home. The project is also the first townhouse to earn a LEED for Homes Gold rating in downtown Manhattan.
Striking a balance between historic and modern guides all aspects of design in this reinvigorated Greek Revival townhouse. Steel and glass windows line the basement and parlor floors’ South facades, drawing in natural light and air from the garden. Daylight is also funneled through the home via a skylight-topped 4- story open staircase. Industrial details of structural steel and an exposed manually-geared hardware operate a pivoting glass and steel Penthouse wall.
Interiors were done by Poonam Khanna for BWArchitects. Continue reading to view additional images of the property.
This adorable cottage is located in Laguna Beach, California, and was originally built in 1946. It was renovated by local designer and builder Clark Collins, who reinstated many of the original interior details and restored the character of the home. A relaxed contemporary decor completes the modern beach house vibe of the two-bedroom house. Continue reading to view additional images.
Interior designer Kelly Wearstler recently opened up her Malibu beach house for the pages of Vogue Living. Wearstler shares the 557-square-metre beachfront compound with her real-estate developer husband and two sons. Continue reading to view the full tour.
Designed by local architect Steve Zagorski, this charming white washed farmhouse is located within walking distance of downtown Austin, Texas. With it’s quintessential American country feel from the outside, a more contemporary and feminine interior scheme give Milton House a chic twist on the classic Texan cottage. Continue reading to view additional images of the property.
Carolina Herrera Báez is the daughter of designer Carolina Herrera and director of her family’s eponymous brand fragrance. This old editorial from Architectural Digest Spain takes us on a tour of Báez’s artfully decorated apartment in Madrid, Spain, where she lives with her husband Miguel Báez, a famous bullfighter. Continue reading to view additional images.
This elegantly renovated apartment is located in the attic of a building on Norrbackagatan in Stockholm, Sweden. Spread over two floors, the flat covers an area of 1,260 square feet featuring two bedrooms in airy, loft-like setting. It was listed for $1.17 million last year. Continue reading to view additional images of the property.
Commissioned by a Mississippi couple to create a retreat in Florida, architect Michael Imber and designer Lynn Myers conjured up this Moroccan fantasy escape. White washed, with exotic touches and filled with 18th and 19th century antiques, the property sits along the Gulf of Mexico with it’s own roof top pool. Continue reading to view additional images of the home.
A fourth generation Parisian antiques dealer, Patrick Perrin is also the co-founder of the PAD Art Fair. He lives in a treasure filled apartment in the Saint Germain district of Paris, located in a building that his family has owned for over 100 years. Filled with a mixture of inherited pieces and modern finds, the rooms in the apartment seamlessly blend old and new. Continue reading to view additional images.