January 21, 2019

Jason Basmajian's Country Retreat near Paris

When Boston native and fashion insider Jason Basmajian was looking for a country retreat outside Paris, he fell in love with Le Couvent, a pink house built in the late 19th century. Located in the picturesque region of Sancerre, this weekend retreat is designed to be “soothing,” in the words of the owner. “I like to live contemporary, cozy, timeless, and luxurious, but not pretentious. The color palette is all black—shades of nature and muted," Basmajian comments. "I think the story here is all about texture and color."

January 20, 2019

A black cottage in Iceland decorated in blue-grey tones

The owners Rut Káradóttir & Kristinn Arnarson, decided to renovate this historic black cottage in Iceland that were no longer ‘in style’. So they  created a vacation home an hour outside Reykjavik, chosing warm blue-grey hues combined with natural wood and warm textures.