French mountain retreat gets the expert touch

A room with a view for a sojourn in a landscape steeped in natural beauty with its snowy peaks. The two Pilotis armchairs by De Padova offer guests the opportunity to enjoy the view while engaging in lively conversation.

Sybille de Margerie has earned an honoured place among the elite ranks of great interior architects. In her new book she reveals the inspiration behind spectacular designs for private residences and luxury hotels, including a stunning Alpine home

I was fortunate enough to grow up in a palatial setting – for many years, my family owned the Hôtel de Crillon, one of the finest luxury hotels in Paris – and was familiar with these remarkable places, where service of the highest quality and a distinctive savoir-faire are of the utmost importance.

From Signed Sybille de Margerie, Bespoke Interiors by Laure Verchère. Foreword by Hélène Arnault with photography by Fabrice Rambert (Flammarion 2019).
From Signed Sybille de Margerie, Bespoke Interiors by Laure Verchère. Foreword by Hélène Arnault with photography by Fabrice Rambert (Flammarion 2019)

When I decided to become an interior architect, I naturally delved deep into my memories to recreate the sense of wonder I felt as a child.

My aim has always been to associate this intimate knowledge of ...

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