June 29, 2016

The summer retreat of a French family in Trancoso, Brazil

...the sophistication of Paris and the peace of the Brazilian exotic atmosphere.












June 27, 2016

Laurence Doligé's sublime bungalow in Goa, India

A haven of peace, almost surreal and sophisticated among the tropical nature. 
Inspired by the freewheeling energy of Goa, India, a fashion designer creates a hippie-chic seaside retreat where most of the living takes place outdoors










 via:lonny.com

June 26, 2016

Papaya Playa Project, The simplicity of luxury

Tulum, in the Mexican Caribbean, is one of the most coveted beaches in the world. Transformed into an ecological reserve whose boutique hotels aim to respect the environment and integrated into the landscape, today we look at Papaya Playa Project. Walk barefoot to beach and hide into the jungle. The complex consists of rustic cabins and cottages whose simplicity is its the main attraction. Sand, wood, beach ... who needs anything else? All construction has been built with local materials, preserving the architecture of the place, plus some bioclimatic precepts: facing east to harness sunlight and at night the entrance of fresh air, thatched roofs, bamboo frames cabins , wooden walls and plaster, materials that breathe ...