Le PigalleParis, France
Mythical and imposing, languid and frenetic, Pigalle is a neon light in the Parisian night. The neighbourhood has always attracted bad boys and artists, musicians and adventurers. With neither a monument nor a meeting point, it lacked a spot that really reflected its tawdry values, brazen spirit and musical energy. And so, Le Pigalle was born. An authentic neighbourhood hotel, whose history was shaped by the cultural mix that swirls on the southern slopes of Montmartre.
Hotel Grand AmourParis, France
Hotel Grand Amour is a labour of love – the meeting of André Saraiva, Emmanuel Delavenne and Thierry Costes’ brilliant minds. In the busy 10th arrondissement, this Parisian hotel’s interior decor was inspired by fashion and art – there’s a classic French feel to each individually styled room. But with modern accessories, bright colours and contemporary communal spaces, it’s a more vibrant version of its traditional neighbours.
Petersham NurseriesLondon, Covent Garden
Petersham Nurseries is located in one of London's busiest area: Covent Garden. The decor of this shop and restaurant immerse visitors in an inspiring environment. Visitors are invited to travel from London's busy street into a gorgeous garden like shop.
Themis ZGreece, Mykonos
Nestled at the center of the picturesque and cosmopolitan island of Mykonos, in one of the oldest houses in the area, once owned by a sea merchant, it still stands as gracefully as it did back in the 1800s. The THEMIS • Z flagship store offers its guests the opportunity to discover the brand’s effortless luxury world by creating a unique experience where visitors can sit, relax and enjoy a cup of Greek coffee while discovering her amazing collection.
LuisaViaRoma Terrazza by FloretFlorence, Italy
What do you get if you cross fashion, food and Florence? Alliteration, and a calming oasis in which to refuel – nourishment for both the mind and the body. Introducing La Terrazza by floret, a new space on the terrace at the LuisaViaRoma store in Florence, Italy. Something between an oasi, a coffee shop, a restaurant, juice bar and co-working space, it the perfect spot to unwind and re-energize.
Velona’s JungleFlorence, Italy
In a city that sometimes seems devoid of locals, Florence’s impressive Velona’s Jungle Luxury Suites stands out not only for its exquisite interior design, featured on the cover of Italian Architectural Digest, but also for its authentic Florentine hospitality
St. James’s Hotel & ClubMayfair, London
Just a ten-minute walk from England's royal palace stands this former "gentlemen's chamber" for traveling aristocracy. From the likes of Sir Charles Dickens, through to modern day icons like Sir Michael Caine and Sir Elton John, St. James Hotel and Club Mayfair maintains a proud tradition of welcoming the elite of the day in sumptuous surrounds.
La MaisonThe Internet
Discovering the brands behind the objects that inhabit your favourite hotel and restaurant has taken us on a magical journey from Malawi to New-York, from Marrakech to London; And there was no way we could leave our best discoveries behind: Welcome to La Maison.
Café de la SemainePigalle, Paris
A creative, whimsical café, Café de la Semaine is the brainchild of British artist Luke Edward Hall and online magazine Semaine. There’s a nostalgic, dreamy look to the café’s decor – with a Parisian twist, obviously. And while the serveware and art’s modern, the classic pink meets dark wood design creates a feminine take on the traditionally masculine flâneur aesthetic.
El FennDjemaa el Fna, Marrakech
Moroccan decor is in full force at El Fenn, a boutique hotel with 28 individually styled rooms in bustling Morocco. African flair’s created through hand-crafted rugs, artisan-carved dark wood furnishings and locally sourced, brightly coloured accessories. Its exotic decor is reminiscent of riads, with a modern twist.
AvobarCovent Garden, London
This London-based, avocado-heavy dining concept has a lush look – its interior decor is inspired by California. Think green tones, light wood, and pretty, floral-print accessories. The result is a laid-back, delicate design, where the pink plates and patterned cushions are as appealing as the avocado dishes served.
Hend Krichen is a London-based designer whose practice manufactures and retails handmade luxury home-wares and accessories. The main focus within the practice is producing beautiful timeless objects designed to enrich everyday lives through the use of the rich artisanal skills and craftsmanship.
Frenchie Covent GardenCovent Garden, London
Celebrated chef Gregory Marchand is well-travelled – and it shows in the decor of his Covent Garden restaurant: Frenchie. As the name suggests, there’s more than a hint of Parisian charm, but alongside the no-fuss styling of London, and the urban grit of New York. Think modern, minimal and muted.