For those of you that follow this blog, you know that I have certain designers for whom I have intense crushes, Jean-Louis Deniot, Pierre Yovanovitch, and Jean Dunand and being among them. I recently became familiar with the designer Michele Bönan and was immediately smitten.
Michele Bönan is a Florence based architect and interior designer who gained notoriety when he was tapped by the Ferragamo family in 1995 to design the first of their luxury lifestyle hotels, The Hotel Lungarno in Florence. He has gone on to design all of the Ferragamo hotels and recently published his first book, Michele Bonan The Gentleman of Style.
Mr. Bönan’s rooms are a combination of timeless, classic elegance infused with a modern edge. On Madison has put together a photo montage of some of our favorite rooms. Let the swooning begin…
Images via Michele Bönan The Gentleman of Style, Assouline Books.