Working alongside local renowned architect Hervé Marullaz, our brief was to create a bold, strong, elegant space. One that enjoys a unique location, nestled within the side of the mountain, but not dominated by it. Chalet Joux Plane is no ordinary mountain chalet and I’m very proud to have been a part of its conception.
Chalet Joux Plane is a visionary property
Over ten years spent working on interior concepts has developed what I call my ‘Savoie chic’ style; it’s a mix of the contemporary with a local, alpine flavour. Of course, interior styles are always changing and my focus begins with a brief from my client. I tend not to habitually push the boundaries of contemporary modern architecture. Chalet Joux Plane is a visionary property and the owner requested space. Space with a touch of James Bond chic.
Chalet Joux Plane is expansive
Chalet Joux Plane is expansive. Planning the interiors for such a space requires careful consideration. Surfaces and finishes are matt, a nod to the owner’s preferences. There’s a limited colour palette, incorporating just three different shades of grey. Glass, wood and metal are the remaining elements.
The use of glass
A key feature of this property is the distinctive glass atrium, dissecting the centre of the chalet and offering a glimpse of the sublime landscape. The atrium allows natural daylight to pass via a pair of glass floors into the centre of the lower section of the building. Glass is a dominant design feature in all bedrooms too. The external walls in each bedroom are comprised entirely of glass, connecting to beautiful outdoor spaces.