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Vintage, Belle Epoque and Contemporary Design for Villa Bougainville and Villa Otéro, Nice

4 November 2015

Right in the quartier of the Musiciens in Nice, next to the Central Train Station, it reigns two gems filled with colors and energy, two boutique hotels that are bringing charm and style to this corner of the city. First steps were taken into a tropical land with splashes of turquoise that recalls the deco of the Enlightenment Century and the expeditions of Luois Antoine de Bougainville, a sailor known for his passion for nature. The concept of the hotel is a mix of styles, designs, a chic contrast between vintage and contemporary. Then, just a few steps further, there is the Belle Epoque hotel, Villa Otero capturing the spirit of the cinema star, Caroline Otero, who came to Nice in 1915 and stayed here till the end of her days. All the glamour of her epoque and retro charm, we can find it here. Strong colors, attention to details, a modern twist to a chic era.  Villa Bougainville Based on the identity of the travels made by Louis-Antoine de Bougainville,the 19th century explorer, Virginie and Arnaud Coste Booty develop an atmosphere of abundance in connection with the lush exotic vegetation. Overlays, accumulations and collections thus follow in the different areas of the hotel. Turquoise and sea green walls, inhabited birds wallpaper or printed botanical plates serve

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Vintage lightnings from Atelier 688

Vintage lightnings from Atelier 688

16 September 2011

The Atelier 688 creates an original Manila rope lights that has a vintage look and a funky accent. To come with a new, innovative way to lighten up your room, this can be a great choice to stand out. The bulb is attached to ...

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Balloon bench

Balloon bench

16 September 2011

  Satoshi Itasake and Takuto Usami collaborated to create “h220430” on April, 30th this year. The name comes from Heisei that means the current era name in Japan. The inspiration for this bench came from the French movie “Le Ballon Rouge”, 1953. The bench is perfectly ...

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Ivy chair

Ivy chair

16 September 2011

  Satoshi Itasaka and Takuto Usami collaborated to establish "h220430" on April 30th. Heisei 22 means the current era in japan. The Ivy chair is a great piece of art for those nature lovers. We always seem to forget about communicating with nature. This chair helps ...

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Navigator's black desk

Navigator's black desk

1 September 2011

In a gentlemen’s world, every piece of his life is spirited and well defined. And a gentleman is, also, a history lover. That is why his desk should be a special one in which he puts his memoires but also his living passions. We have ...

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Relax yourself in a hammock

Relax yourself in a hammock

1 September 2011

  A luxurious and relaxing bed in the courtyard close to the nature can be a great idea to fit your day. The Palacio Jacquard hammock from Amazonas is the best choice. The hammock is made from specially designed braided cords with Brazilian hardwood spreader bars. ...

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Moustache mugs

Moustache mugs

1 September 2011

  Every tea or coffee mood needs a moustache. At least, this is the vision of Peter Bruegger who presented his idea at The London Design Week 09. It is fun, it is enjoyable. You tea or coffee cup now has a moustache; and every moustache ...

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Picture tree

Picture tree

1 September 2011

I know you have a lot of photos. But, frames are becoming common. So, I have found a great idea for you to hang your photos. And it is most creative and fun pick! The picture tree is the right solution for all the ...

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Moody Aquarium sink

Moody Aquarium sink

1 September 2011

How lovely is to wash your hands along with the fishes. No, of course, just the sensation comes with it. But the design surely creates the impact. Manufactured by Open Kristallux in Italy, Moody Aquarium is a special piece that changes your whole bathroom ...

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