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Léonie

how to buy your first piece of art

I always thought art was out of budget – only reserved to wealthy and connoisseur people. But I’ve learned that you actually don’t need millions on your account or to run to every art fair to buy your first piece…

does it come in black?

Selection of 10 timeless black design pieces Yes, my black obsession isn’t just about clothes – it extends to home interior too. I recently noticed that my favorites list on Selency was full of black pieces. That color really add sophistication to…

the Loewy House by Albert Frey

Palm Springs, in the fifties. Yes, I would like to be teleported there please… The stunning Loewy house was designed by Albert Frey and built in 1946-47. Originally thought as a bachelor retreat, which explains why its size is not…

let it snow – the perfect white armchair

Selency white armchairs selection That’s the kind of flakes I wanna see falls this winter… white armchairs, freshly selected from the Selency online flea market. Since a few days it has been so foggy in Paris, so much that from…

the MHC.2 bookcase designed by Yasuhiko Itoh

A design with Italian and Japanese influences Yasuhiko Itoh was born in 1933 and studied at Waseda University, Tokyo. He then spent several months in the production department of Molteni, one of the leading international furniture manufacturers in Italy. He…

the gentle curves of Frédéric Forest’s drawings

I’ve always been fascinated by Frédéric Forest’s drawings. These bodies are so simple and complex at a time, at once calm and in tension, tender and sensual. Frédéric Forest, it’s a delicate line, emphasizing the bodies, the thoughts, the emotions.…

fragments de temps #5

I really love this photo taken by Carlo Purassanta. It feels like time stopped, Beverly Hills is frozen. There is hardly anyone on the street, the road inevitably extends towards an empty horizon. The clouds are stuck on this little…

fragments de temps #4

This photo is so clear and abstract at a time. At first glance, what strikes me the most is the depth of black, its presence is very powerful. Then when we look more carefully, we distinguish that it’s a coast,…