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Home Away From Home

Home Away From Home

Studio Giancarlo Valle's design for Hotel Esencia's private villa, Esencia Mansion, conjures a spirit of tranquility and repose. Located halfway between Tulum and Playa del Carmen, the home features clean, minimalist lines interspersed with moments of whimsy. The effect is serene yet vibrant. Get the look with similar items from Lee Stanton by clicking through the galleries below.

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Photo: Stephen Kent Johnson for Architectural Digest


Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass

 

François Halard's magnificent 18th-century Hôtel Particulier in Arles, France is a sight to behold. A treasure trove of art, artifacts, and antiques acquired over a lifetime of collecting, the home reflects the photographer's signature eye for detail and composition. Get inspired with similar items from Lee Stanton by clicking through the galleries below. 

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Photo: François Halard, 56 Days in Arles.


Writer's Retreat

Writer's Retreat

Anaïs Nin's womb-like Los Angeles hideaway continues the writer's legendary knack for boldness and sensuality. A true study in contrast, the home's minimalist severity is tempered by a vibrant color palette and dynamic collection of art. Get inspired with similar items from Lee Stanton by clicking through the galleries below. 

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Photo: Chris Mottalini for T Magazine.


Easy Elegance

Easy Elegance

In the small Spanish village of Ampurdán, Pascua Ortega's countryside retreat combines neoclassical flourishes with an easygoing, relaxed sensibility. The result inspires a fresh take on rustic living. Get inspired with similar items from Lee Stanton by clicking through the galleries below.

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Photo: Ricardo Labougle for AD España.

 


Opposites Attract

Opposites Attract

The Mexico City home of ceramicist Perla Valtierra is defined by its expert blend of softness and severity. Sleek midcentury lines and luxurious natural textures give warmth and sensuality to the home's dynamic brutalist architecture. Get inspired with similar items from Lee Stanton by clicking through the gallery below. 

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Photo: @analaframboise.

 


Color Story

Color Story

With an imaginative yet historic-minded restoration by designer Andrea Perra, the Grimaldi family's 16th century Sicilian home remains steeped in otherworldly splendor. Moody yet vibrant, each detail has been richly considered. Get inspired with similar items from Lee Stanton by clicking through the galleries below.

  

  

  

Photo: Mattia Aquila for AD España.


Bare-Bones Bohemian

Bare-Bones Bohemian

The home of painter and sculptor Sandro Chia in Montalcino, Italy is possessed by a relaxed, bohemian flair all its own. Baroque 18th century antiques pair beautifully against the home's stark, rustic bones. Get inspired with similar items from Lee Stanton by clicking through the galleries below.

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Photo via @domicile.file.


Green Living

Green Living

The Chiang Mai home of architects Antoinette Aurell and Rirkrit Tiravanija is a suffusion of indoor and outdoor living. Severe yet warm, the mix of natural and industrial materials results in a harmonious play between the home and its lush surrounding gardens. Get inspired with similar items from Lee Stanton by clicking though the galleries below.

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Photo: @domicile.file.