Make it simple


Make it simple, but significant | FrenchByDesign

…but significant, à la Don Draper – or how simple and minimalist interiors can – with a touch of an accessory like a vase, a rug, a painting – appear calm and soothing, yet warm and inviting. I’ve been decluttering around the house a lot lately – it’s amazing how much you can ‘acquire’ even…

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3 bedrooms for the weekend


Bedroom Inspiration | FrenchByDesign

Inspired by these bedrooms for Spring. I love their simplicity, and clutter-free vibe. Which one is your favorite?  

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Turquoise Interiors


Turquoise Interiors | French By Design

I love this hue that I’ve been spotting more and more lately. It’s the perfect color to brighten up a space, don’t you think? Do you call this color… turquoise? In French, we call it “bleu canard”, or “duck blue”. Whatever its name, I really like this shade of blue. Here is our “duck blue”…

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If these walls could speak


If these walls could speak | French By Design

If old walls could speak, what would they say? I’m always fascinated by interiors that keep decayed walls [or ceilings] as decor statements. In French, we have an expression that says “les murs ont des oreilles”, translated literally as “walls have ears.” Is there a similar say in English? I wonder. If these walls could speak,…

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