ISSUE 56  |  In the Library

A Modern Atelier in France, Books Included

January 24, 2013 2:30 PM

BY Julie Carlson

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Based just north of Paris, interior designer Marianne Evennou believes that houses have souls and are the "carriers of mysteries and stories"; her aim is to "create interior spaces that transcend fashion and trends and are a refuge from the world."

Photos by Nicolas Tosi; spotted on Desire to Inspire.

Above: White slipcovered furniture and sculptures by Franck Evennou.

Above: The entry hall features pieces by Franck Evennou.

Above: A steel staircase leads to a loft bedroom.

Above: In the open kitchen shelving, a disciplined collection of stainless and white implements adds an informal note.

Above: A tree mural in chalk, drawn on a strip of chalkboard-painted wall.

Above: An artist's studio with classic Tolix chairs and a table made from sawhorses.

Above: Polished concrete floors add an industrial note.