We discovered La Maison du Figuier, a three-bedroom AirBnB on the Île de Ré (an island without cars in southwestern France) a while back; and we’re ready to move in. You too? Here are some ideas to re-create the look.
Above: Living room furniture at La Maison du Figuier is centered around the old fireplace while extra pillar candles are stashed to the right on an inset shelf. Above: A view from above shows a humble set up of mismatched favorites. Materials Above: For a bright white paint, use Benjamin Moore’s Super White paint. Furniture Above: The Hans Wegner CH37 Armchair in oiled oak is $1,070 at Design Within Reach. Above: The Ghost Linen Sofa is by Italian designer Paola Navone for Gervasoni. For a similar look, see the Elm Sofa from Cisco Brothers. For more, see our post 10 Easy Pieces: The Perfect White Sofa. Above: The e15 CM05 Habibi Side Table in Gold is £810 for the large size from Clippings. For more, see our post 10 Easy Pieces: Tray Tables. Above: The Gubi Beetle Dining Chair, shown in Saffron velvet, from 8,095 SEK at Artilleriet.
Above: Made of laminated reclaimed oak and a metal frame, the Tube Table is from Belgian company Heerenhuis. For more tables, see our post Design Sleuth: 6 Favorite Farmhouse Tables. Lighting Above: The Double Arm Brass Chandelier from Long Made Co. is $375. For more, see Lighting: The New Industrialists. Accessories Above: Ikea’s Koldby Black Cowhide Rug is $169. Above: The Floating Wood Floor Mirror, shown in black, is $399 at West Elm. Above: The Puebco Large Laminated Fabric Organizer in olive green is 4,536 JPY at Puebco. Above: From designer Debbie Wijskamp, a White XL Paper Pulp Vase is €54.20 at Serax. For more, see Yesterday’s News: Vases Made from Recycled Papers on Gardenista. Above: Hand-Poured White Pillar Candles are $18 for the large size at March. Alternatively, West Elm’s Unscented Pillar Candle is $7 for the three-by-six-inch size.
Above: Wooden bowls by London-based Forest & Found; see Second Life: Tabletop Essentials Made from Salvaged British Hardwoods for more information and ordering.
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N.B. This post is an update; the original story ran on February 7, 2017.