What music makes you want to dance? The songs of Pascal of Bollywood – a French singer in Indian style.
Do you have a favourite perfume? It’s an old one – Diorissimo by Christian Dior.
What do you do in your time off? I go to the beach, see a movie, or cook. I love chopping onions and making simple dishes such as pasta with tomato sauce.
Favourite fashion designer? Issey Miyake. His clothes are like architecture.
What luggage do you use? Dark blue Globe-trotter suitcases. When one’s damaged, the company repairs it for you.
Which pieces sum up home for you? A practical kitchen, huge sofa, books and music.
Tucked in the eaves, beneath the roof, the library is a tranquil, light-filled space. Casually strewn rugs add softness and comfort. Get the look The shelving is by Opinion Ciatti. This is the Long Capricorn chair by Vladimir Kagan. The rugs are from the Tiger collection by Paola Navone for Crate & Barrel.