It is nice to be back home and bring with me images and memories of an unforgettable trip to The East Antilles islands of the Caribbean. Here are some beautiful design details that I spotted while traveling in St. Martin, Anguilla and St. Barthelemy. Please enjoy with a shot of vanilla rum.
Beautiful tile design going up the outdoor stairs at Le Petit Hotel in Grand Case the food capital of St. Martin (French side).
Hand painted tiles on the outside steps at Le Petit Hotel
Wall details with contrasting soft colors at hotel’s lobby
Dropped textile ceiling, dramatic light fixtures and Roman arches at Holland House Hotel’s lobby in Philipsburg the capital of Sint Maarten (Dutch side).
Bright colors on balcony at Old Street, Phillipsburg.
Dutch details on Old Street
Red wooden balcony on Old Street
Yellow house, red roof and beautiful flowers inspiring pigeon courting
Contrast of street elements and vernacular architecture
Beautiful and original recycling system at Anse du Gouverneur in St. Barth
Hand painted tiles used for the beach’s sign.
Graffiti spreading love on a sign at Anse du Gouverneur.
Making signs much more fun to see.
The beauty of building codes reflects when all the roofs are terracota at Gustavia the capital of St. Barthelemy.
Detail of hand painted floor tile at Bistrot Caraibes at Grand Case.
And the most beautiful design of all, mother nature in the form of sand, water and sky at Shoal Beach in Anguilla.