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Just recently, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to redesign the interiors and gardens of the 12th century Château du Suquet to create a stunning event space for our client L’Elysées Biarritz/Club du Cercle during the 64th International Film Festival.

The project included the design of five distinct spaces in the château: the gardens, the bar/lounge, a private salon, an interior courtyard, and a roof terrace with a sweeping view of the city and the bay.

We created an eccentrically patterned interior in a bold color scheme using custom built furniture mixed with select antiques and curiosities.

The thoughtful design was strong and flexible enough to allow eleven days of a variety of events such as press junkets, luncheons, Canal+ broadcasts, photo shoots, film premieres private dinners and late night dance parties to operate smoothly and in a chic, casual comfort.

Voted “Best Villa in Cannes” by 20minutes, the château was THE hot spot in Cannes during the festival, and the events were covered by noteworthy press including Vogue Paris, GQ, Le Blog Du Festival, Glamour, L’Officiel, Jalouse, Be, and Aufeminin.fr

Crédit photo : Caroline Deloffre

Crédit photo : Caroline Deloffre

Crédit photo : Caroline Deloffre

Crédit photo : Caroline Deloffre

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I was very lucky that my work took me down to the mediterranean coast recently.  During a down time, I went to Beaulieu and St Jean Cap Ferrat to visit the Villa Kerylos. A belle epoque luminary, Theodore Reinach, and architect Emmanuel Pontremoli created perhaps the most beautiful residence I have ever seen.  Passionate about ancient Greece, Reinach commissioned an antique style villa which, despite its impressive size, was the most elegantly simple and absolutely poetically designed home ever.  period. The beach was pretty nice too….

Villa Kerylos

my dream shower

Beaulieu

St Jean Cap Ferrat

Cap Ferrat beach

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