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Saint-Rémy de Provence, France

Behind blue shutters

Behind the classic blue shutters of a stone house in Saint-Rémy de Provence, a French couple has converted an old farm into a summer sanctuary filled with contemporary art and design.

Behind the classic blue shutters of a stone house in Saint-Rémy de Provence, a French couple has converted an old farm into a summer sanctuary filled with contemporary art and design.

'I have known Vipp's products for decades and to me it equals quality. So, when I heard that Vipp had made a kitchen, we decided to go see it next time we were in Copenhagen.'

 

MONIQUE, OWNER

'I have known Vipp's products for decades and to me it equals quality. So, when I heard that Vipp had made a kitchen, we decided to go see it next time we were in Copenhagen.'

MONIQUE, OWNER

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Meet the family

At the foot of the Alpilles mountains in the heart of Provence lies the picturesque village of Saint-Rémy de Provence. Five years ago, Strasbourg natives, Monique and Régis made this town their second home when they bought a late 18th century traditional ‘mas’, the French word for farm house.

 

 

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Slow-living is on the agenda as opposed to a more hectic schedule in Strasbourg. Many hours are spent preparing family meals in the black steel kitchen from Vipp.


Slow-living is on the agenda as opposed to a more hectic schedule in Strasbourg. Many hours are spent preparing family meals in the black steel kitchen from Vipp.

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Take a seat

An authentic fireplace dominates the living room, where the couple find themselves reading books from their hidden library. Monique has done the interior decoration and chosen a mix of vintage pieces, mid-century modern Scandinavian furniture and local ceramics fused with a collection of contemporary photography.

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Living in the woods

The 200 m2 house covers two floors with two bathrooms, four bedrooms and an open kitchen and living space, where a panorama view to the forest gives the notion of 'living in the woods' a whole new meaning. Natural light floods in everywhere, even in the bathroom.

Living in the woods

The 200 m2 house covers two floors with two bathrooms, four bedrooms and an open kitchen and living space, where a panorama view to the forest gives the notion of 'living in the woods' a whole new meaning. Natural light floods in everywhere, even in the bathroom.

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