Homage to mid-century modern | Villa La Banane, St.Barth
Tucked away in island of St.Barth - a little serene oasis, a boutique hotel by good-natured name "La Banane". Legendary among inner circle of modern elite Villa La Banane boasts 9 bungalows, each dedicated and named after legendary designers and artists - the likes of Mathieu Mategot, Serge Mouille, Charlotte Perriand, Alexander Calder and Jean Prouvé who played distinguished role in redefining mid-century modernistic movement.
Current owner Jean-Marc Israel commissioned designer Pierre Jeanneret (Le Corbusier) to create exclusive furnishings for revamped La Banane. Lush gardens extend in to interior spaces via artistic wall ornaments. Tropical yellows, reds and greens compliment earth tones in fabrics and furniture wood details to present us with captivating mid-century allegory and relaxed luxury served with playful ease of visual aesthetics.
Photography via Villa La Banane