all photos: Paul Biehn and Hans Sylvester
To think that Michel Biehn fans were sorry to see him give up his beautiful museum quality shop in
The decorator/antique dealer specialized in textiles has combined his talents in a spectacular and very personal way at Le jardin des Biehn.
The renovated palace includes a beautiful Andalusian garden, hammam, spa, restaurant as well as exhibits, concerts, sophrology relaxation sessions, cooking and yoga classes....
Michel Biehn used his tremendous collection of textiles and costumes to inspire the interior decoration throughout the hotel. Color palettes and exotic atmospheres are derived from mostly Islamic textiles.
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The atmosphere amounts to an artful and joyous textile bath.
Important note, Biehn's collection largely surpasses the needs of fitting out the hotel. There are changing exhibits in the gallery and -
there's a boutique.
see also: NYTimes articlephotos: Paul Biehn and Hans Sylvester Le jardin des Biehn