ISSUE 81  |  Best of Architecture

At Home in Saint-Paul de Vence with a French Architect

July 19, 2013 7:00 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

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The late architect Yves Bayard, who designed the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nice, reconstructed a 16th-century sheep barn with his wife, designer Jacqueline Morabito, in the town of Saint-Paul de Vence (home to the Fondation Maeght). We like the ad hoc window treatments: pieces of fabric casually tacked to the window frames. Photos via Kikette Interiors.

Above: Photography via Kikette Interiors.

Above: Ad hoc window treatments: pieces of fabric casually tacked to the window frames.

Above: A lofted second floor is edged in piles of World of Interiors magazines.

Above: White walls and concrete floors and coated in a sheer layer of wax.

Above: In the bath, a bath tub sits on an oak platform and a long mirror leans against the wall next a rustic sink.

Above: Throughout the home are pieces of religious art, portraits by Le Corbusier and Jacques Prevert.

N.B. This post is an update; the original story ran on March 13, 2009.