The Mediterranean is a place where the past is very present and centuries ago meets the new age, every day. Old World spaces are morphed to host our current culture, an electric and eclectic one. The Med Sea is beyond vast and encompasses many cultures. Luckily for us, Laurent sails off the southern coast of France, and the Pride in his home made us partial
Our deepest desire for our space was to celebrate art, new and ancient—collaborating with artists who have rose-tinted our personal travels throughout the area. Victoria and Laurent discovered the radiance of Atlelier Martin Berger’s custom Marquety Wallpaper on a buying trip and got to experience the studio where he force rakes through his medium to create striated perfection.
LA Artist Victor Wilde designed the Victor Vaserelly-inspired Optic Art bolster pillow on the bed, topping off the coziness of layered linens, reminiscent of bleached sheets strung above paved stone passages Coté Sud. He also enlivened our appreciation of the distinct vivid blue of the sea. The sale of his pop of childhood wonder will benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Teddy is available on our website. We aimed for modern—as Dahli said “have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.”
Interior Essentials came into the interior design trade by way of window coverings. Over the years, they have gathered talented lines that they believe in. With them, the company grew into the values for craftsmanship, customer service, transparency and engagement. Each of their designers bring a specific strength to the team: excellence in design, experience in the workroom, attention to details and project management, all with a passion for design, fabrics, textures, patterns and colors. Interior Essentials’ inspiration is a kaleidoscope of international and local work backgrounds and styles from Europe and the Americas, rooted in traditional as well as state-of-the-art techniques.
Through the years, Interior Essentials has worked every aspect of window coverings and represented major brands in the industry. They have also dedicated their new Gilbert showroom to environmentally friendly lines, such as Cisco Brothers and Taracea, vendors they selected for the integrity of their craftsmanship and materials they use. They believe that health and sustainability should always be considered in clients’ designs.
“If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” — William Morris
Photos by Paul Moore
Window Coverings Installation
Paint - Black Tie
and Bedroom Fan
We hope you enjoyed a few quiet moments of living beautifully gazing through our virtual lCONIC HAUS, a luxury designer showhouse designed to raise money for The Heart Center at Phoenix Children's Hospital. If you feel inspired, you can support PCH here. Thank you!