France is known for its charm and diversity, characteristics that are not an exception when we talk about the country’s hotel designs. Explore through this selection historic-meet-contemporary structures and details.
1. Idol Hotel Paris (Paris)
Colorful, stylish and great located. Idol Hotel Paris‘s decoration has a magical jazz influence and the main heads behind it are the owner – Yann Gasparini, a jazz, soul and funk lover, and Julie Gauthron – a known funkiest decorator in the french hotel industry.
Both creators chose DelightFULL’s lamps to enlight the rooms of this charming and vintage hotel, where shiny walls seem to sing.
2. Hotel Andre Latin (Paris)
Also located on the charming city of Paris, this hotel have special design details: floors of wooden planks texture, brass lamps, upholstered in wool fabric, and marble tables. The rooms have plenty mid-century furniture, Gubi and DelightFULL’S design and beds with curly headboards.
3. Hotel Vernet (Paris)
If you walk a few steps from Paris’ celebrated Arc de Triomphe, you will find yourself in front of Hotel Vernet. The exterior of this french hotel is well-marked for the traditional Parisian opulence, but once you get in, everything changes: the hotel’s interior is a trove of modern colors and contemporary furniture.
François Champsaur is the name under the complete make-over of this french hotel. A carefully curated selection of artworks, furniture, textures and materials are combined in balanced spatial compositions, creating stunning vignettes in every area of the hotel, including the rooms upstairs.
4. Hotel Design Sorbonne
All the rooms in this french hotel have been decorated by Designers Guild. The hotel was completely renovated in 2008 with daring designer fabrics, sumptuous wallpapers and a great variety of colors.
5. Hotel Jules et Jim (Paris)
If you like french cinema, this name might be familiar. The name of this Parisian hotel was inspired on french director Francois Truffaut’s homonym film.
With 23 rooms divided over series of small buildings, you can find here natural materials and stylish design. There is a modern very refined lighting system providing soft and warm light, as well as the use of high-end bed linen. All materials used in the rooms are simple and durable: glass, sawn timber and stone.
6. Hotel Henriette (Paris)
Conducted by Vanessa Scoffier, a former fashion stylist, the Hotel Henriette is rising from its ashes with a tailored, trendy decor. The furniture is a creation of Florence Knoll and Michaël Anastassiades enhanced by carefully selected vintage pieces and a warm atmosphere. The hotel provides thirty-two individually designed bedrooms with an unfolding and fresh source of delight for its guests.
7. Five Seas Hotel (Cannes)
Each object and painting that embellishes the public spaces, rooms and suites of Five Seas Hotel has been designed specially for the hotel by great craftsmen around the world.
Design elements have all over the world influences, with paintings putting one in the mind of a travel log. As a matter of fact, guests describe it as a visual journey around the world.
8. Hotel B Design & Spa (Paradou)
The outside remind us of a calming and isolated sanctuary. But inside, designer Christophe Pillet made it a totally modern place with broad open spaces.
Glass panes scatter the light that streams in through black slatted doors, illuminating open spaces. Here you can also find solid wooden tables and black metal balustrades.
9. Hotel de Tourrel (Saint-Rémy-de-Provence)
Once again, an example of modern-meets-history. Set in a 17th-century palace in the center of the old village, this french hotel and its seven spacious suites are a mid-century design odyssey.
The wine boutique bar show us rare wines and vintage materials. In the restaurant, carefully designed furniture showcases the owner touch when it comes to mid-century transformations.
10. Hotel DES TROIS VALEES (French Alps/Courchevel)
Meaning three valley hotel, this was the first post-war hotel on the region. This french alps’ hotel is full of light, openness and space. Known for its modernist style, it provides a special touch of class reminiscent of the resort’s golden past.
The decor maintains a cosy chalet spirit that combines rustic comfort with contemporary chic.
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