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Its strength? A wonderful view of the Mediterranean thanks to the

present on the bathroom light fittings and

cottage’s location almost in the sea, between the Italian towns of

lacquered panelling, zellij tiled steam shower and vintage mirrors

bathtub, white

San Remo and Bordighera.

contribute to bringing alive an atmosphere that’s both chic and

Roofs, windows, waterproofing, panelling: everything was given

relaxed, and that reflects the «fantasy of Robinson Crusoe’s

a complete facelift with a marine and bohemian spirit evoking a

cabin» according to Emil Humbert.

boat cabin. The two architects thought of each everyday detail

The dream continues on the terrace furnished with a piano and

and looked at every corner to decide what functions to give it.

a hammock. There’s no doubt that a little corner of paradise has

The breathtaking panorama was the source of essential inspiration

been created here.

in this limited space, where white prevails from floor to ceiling.

The visual artist owner likes to admire the natural landscapes as if they were real paintings, full of colour and bathed in light. Despite the limited area, and thanks to the creation of many made-to-measure components, Emil Humbert and Christophe Poyet have succeeded in their feat of strength to house two bathrooms, two bedrooms and a kitchen. The furniture, like the platform under the bed that includes a walk-in-wardrobe or the drawers niched into every step of the staircase, is all extremely functional. Both the seat installed under the windows and the beds raised at a height of 1.30 metres meet the same desire to be facing the sea at all times. The Carrara marble in the kitchen with touches of brass also

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LIFESTYLE Magazine #12 - Édition Riviera 2019/2020