Postcards from Lille, France


Postcards from Lille | FrenchByDesign

I’ve finally edited some pics of my French trip, and wanted to share with you snaps of Lille, a city in the north of France. I had never been to Lille, and was enchanted to discover this beautiful city. I stayed in a hotel by the vieux-Lille, and after my photoshoot, wandered around in the…

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Inspired by rattan


Inspired by rattan | FrenchByDesign

Inspired by these rattan pieces… Rattan, natural woven materials and wickerwork suit spring and summer so well, don’t you think? You can hardly find a house in Provence without one rattan woven decor element, whether it’s a light fixture or a chair – and just when I thought the wicker trend was about to end,…

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Family time


Family Visit in San Francisco | French By Design

I’m a bit quiet this week, but it’s only because we have family visiting : my sister, brother in law and miss little Kira are in town for a few days. Here are a few pics I managed to snap while out and about in the city. Oh, miss Kira, you’re cute even when you’re mad……

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Monday workspace


Monday's Workspace | French By Design

Oh hey, I’m back from my trip to France. It was exhausting, but oh so good. I literally crossed the French hexagon, from Paris to Lyon, to Saint Remy de Provence, Bordeaux, Angoulême, back to Paris, and then Lille, then Paris again, then back home to San Francisco. I met so many wonderful people and visited amazing…

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