Let’s Get Personal in France with Alon and Betsy’s country house…


A country home in Normandy, France from Alon and Betsy Kasha

F:: French is… the harmonious balance of life

R:: room, my favorite room in our home is… the bedroom because of  the play of light on the shades of white 


E:: entrance, when entering my home you will notice …the classic tommettes, originally from the old kitchen, which we restored and moved to the foyer

N:: new in my home is…the light fixture over the dining room table, made by Parisian designer Luc Gensollen using computer circuit boards



Livingroom2  Kitchen Inside Fireplace Livingroom 


C:: create, I start creating when… we first met twenty years ago in New York City. Our first challenge was living large and small space

H:: home means to me… a well designed cosy environment for family and friends



H:: hobby, I always make time for…traveling and new experiences. 

O:: outfit, my favorite thing to wear is…
Betsy : a cashmere sweater, boots, and faded Levis.
Alon : casual


M:: magazines I love to read are… (online also possible)
Betsy : Elle Décoration (FR), AD (Italia), House & Garden (UK) & Vanity Fair (USA)
Alon : Dwell, Wallpaper, the Week 

E:: enjoy, I can't live without…Betsy and …Alon






a+b kasha is the place to be online when looking for a pied-a-terre in France or even better Paris. Alon and Betsy are the founders of this design agency that specialises in turning real-estate in Paris into beautiful, elegant and warm living-spaces. I know for many of us this is somehting for another life-time but I just love browsing their website and two very inspiring blogs

The first is called Rive Gauche Rehab, where you will find regular updates on their renovation projects. And the second is called Designspiration SK … perhaps my favorite :) 

Thank You Alon and Betsy for sharing your beautiful country home with us. And thank you Joy Tourriol for helping bringing this Tour together.  All images are by a+b kasha.

Bloesem loves comments
  1. LJ

    i love seeing that red espresso print – i use that to make my coffee every morning and it is fun to see it in color

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