Ode to plywood : the Islington maisonette


Ode to plywood : The Islington Maisonette - French By Design

Situated in a conservation area of Islington, a district in greater London, this Victorian residence has been gloriously reconfigured and extended to create a spacious, light and modern family home by Larissa Johnston Architects, a young architectural and design studio based in London, UK. A  plywood ‘box’ has been inserted into the main space and has been…

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50 shades darker


Fifty Shades Darker | French By Design

With the winter temperatures – and yes, we’ve been cold even in California standards – I’m attracted to dark grey and moody interiors. These ones are saved in my favorite folder. Add a cup of cocoa, or if you speak my language, a glass of vino. Wink.  

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Today I’m loving


Today I'm loving | French By Design

Today, I’m loving this living space, courtesy of Annika Von Holdt. I mean, that round pink mirror is everything, isn’t it? You can see more of Annika’s interior in this whole post dedicated to her home and aesthetics. I highly recommend following Annika on her Instagram as well : her pictures of her part-time life in the…

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A renovated Berlin studio


Food Stories Berlin Studio | French By Design

I’ve been following Nora and Laura from Food Stories on Instagram for a long time. Nora wears the food-stylist hat, and Laura handles the photography, and both curate Food Stories, a blog and Instagram feed dedicated to sharing gluten-free cakes and recipes. Recently, Nora and Laura decided to expand their Instagram presence with Design Tales, a feed dedicated…

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