Beach and urban flat. Vegetable papers, French furniture from the 50’s and the best Italian vintage. The pampered children of the Monegasque decoration, Humbert & Poyet sign this flat at once urbanite and beach.
Relaxed, fun, playful and very versatile: it is both a family home and a chic space to receive and celebrate parties; A beach floor but also an urban home to work and study “, tell us Christophe Poyet and Emil Humbert. The Parisian-Monegasque duo, which has recently been tasked with renovating the most exclusive residences of the Grimaldi neighbors with its sophisticated yet fresh style, is also behind this 380-square-meter apartment with a terrace in Larvotto, The most quoted area of Monaco next to the famous beach of the same name.
An art deco hall, accessed through two elevators leading directly to the floor, a master bedroom with two bathrooms and dressing rooms, two children’s bedrooms, a guest room, a large play area with sea views, a kitchen and A colorful living-room, plus two imposing terraces, make up the domestic universe of a privileged family, who joined two floors in one to gain meters. “They found him through friends and they loved his seventy and casual look. We were asked to completely remodel the space according to the urban Riviera spirit “, explain the interior designers.
To achieve this, they mixed legendary French pieces from the 1950s (by Jean Jeanneret and Jean Prouvé, among them) and other Italian vintage pieces with contemporary lamps signed by Michael Anastassiades. “We chose sober designs, tinted by bright tones, vegetable prints and power the incredible exteriors overlooking the Mediterranean,” they said. The wallpapers, mostly Cole & Son, add a tropical feel to the entrance and the distributor hall, nothing too strong. For the dorms, however, we opted for graphic reasons, “they say.
In addition, they added furniture from their own harvest with striking Nobilis upholstery and Slim Aarons photos from Palm Beach, Palm Springs and Monaco that emphasize the holiday feel. Because art is also fundamental. “We set each room according to a work and we created the best color palette to frame it,” they say. They preserved the seventy ceramic tile from the terrace and the marble from the living room, but they changed everything else. The result is an attractive space, elegant but also playful and different. “The challenge of interior design was to mix wonderful XX furniture bought in galleries from all over the country with other contemporaries and pieces made to measure by our studio,” they conclude.
By: Andy Abner Rivera