Maison Simon

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The Maison Simon, designed by Mathieu Noël & Élodie Bonnefous, is a private home in Vezet, France. Built in the village where the client began his career, the barn-like house showcases the owner’s personal history through its architecture as well as through its interior displays of art and books. Referencing barns, the house has a natural larch wood exterior and a long and tall frame. On the inside, the house reflects the owner’s personality, with a hallway of built-in bookshelves, wall space for hanging art, and a rustic wood stove at the center of the three-part structure. Enmeshing rural and individual style, this bespoke design is a tempered addition to the pastures of France, where the house is sure to become a welcome part of the local geography.

Photography by Mathieu Noël

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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