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Escapism: Design Mountain Retreat in Serbia

January 29, 2016 3

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mountain retreat, chalet, architecture, Serbia, Serbian architecture, Serbian design

As I am slowly preparing for my trip to New Zealand I keep thinking of the soothing and invigorating power of nature. I prepare myself for mounains, rugged landscapes, the ocean, rainforests, volcanoes. I also think of the term ‘escapism’. Now when was that a sort of trend thingie?…

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Home Tour: Swiss Chalet

January 16, 2012 1

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It is still wintertime and some of us might envisage a little ski trip to the cosmopolitan Swiss Alps. Well, if you do, I hope your accommodation will be as sophisticated and refined as this Swiss chalet – the stunning refuge of Belgian antique dealer and interior designer Axel Vervoordt.  A symphony of wood and stone at the end of a winding and steep pathway to an alpine peak in Swiss winter resort Verbier combines traditional architecture with sublime interior design and thus redefines the notion of a winter chalet.  The amazing fact here: This chalet was built ten years ago by local artisans to preserve the typical local architecture with stone and wood.…

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