A specialist blog dedicated to prestigious real estate
Extraordinary architecture, fashionable trends and interior decor
Those passionate about wide open spaces, design, interior decor and architecture always love learning more and discovering new things. Through its articles, Michaël Zingraf Real Estate wishes to shine a new light on the world of architecture and design.
Our blog, dedicated to luxury real estate, sheds light on the world’s most iconic styles: houses in Normandy, Provencal stone farmhouses, Californian-style homes… From modern materials to authentic charm that has lived through the ages, our articles span through all styles, giving you inspiration for your interior furnishings and decor.
You will be swept off your feet by the latest furniture and designer object trends, so every element in your home may feel like an actual work of art, and so you can create a unique world, tastefully combining your personal palate and in-fashion trends.
Discover the original and innovative outer façades and interiors created by architects and designers from all over the world (crystal box inspiration, high-tech installations, Mediterranean style, Art Déco, Memphis…), as well as a selection of the biggest successes and names awarded by the Pritzker prize.
Lastly, as architecture exceeds mere aesthetics, we also offer wellness-orientated articles. This includes composing specific lay-outs in your home, and opting for eco-friendly materials: light source and quality, presence of nature, windows looking out onto your environment… We search for the very latest architectural innovations, to ensure your luxury properties are nothing but an oasis of serenity and harmony.
Deauville: zoom on Normandy’s houses
February 15, 2023
Discover the main features of half-timbered Norman houses and architecture, thanks to the professionals at Michaël Zingraf Real Estate.
Haussmann architecture: Parisian charm at its finest
October 13, 2022
Discover what makes Haussmann architecture so distinctive, and browse through our selection of prestigious properties located in Paris’ most prised neighbourhoods.
Belle Époque architecture: Jewel of the city of Nice
October 10, 2022
Discover the specificities of the Belle Époque architecture of Nice and find a selection of prestigious properties on the French Riviera.
The typical houses of the Basque Country
August 19, 2022
Discover Basque architecture! Michael Zingraf Real Estate takes a look at typical Basque house designs.
How does an architect’s house stand out?
July 07, 2022
Learn to recognise the features of an architect’s house, and discover what advantages hide behind this prestigious type of property, thanks to Michaël Zingraf Real Estate.
What will the cities of tomorrow look like?
June 16, 2022
The world is changing and so are our cities! Will they be hyper-connected? Will they be full of innovation? Will they revolutionise real estate? Will they meet the climate and demographic challenges of the future?
French Riviera: why are rooftop apartments so idolised?
May 31, 2022
Enjoy browsing through a selection of penthouses and rooftop apartments in the French Riviera’s most highly-acclaimed areas, thanks to Michaël Zingraf Christie’s International Real Estate.
What is Couëlle's inspiration?
May 13, 2022
Discover Jacques Couëlle, famous architect of the 1900s. Today, Couëlle villas are among the most sought-after on the Côte d'Azur market.
Contemporary architecture: zoom on deconstructivism
November 25, 2021
Discover what deconstructivism is in architecture, and browse through our selection of prestigious and atypical properties.
Villa Pablo Picasso in Mougins
January 01, 2021
Discover the most famous exceptional residence: the former villa of Pablo Picasso, where the artist lived from 1961 until his death in 1973.
How does the Art Déco architectural style stand out ?
August 17, 2020
Discover the various features boasted by an Art Déco architectural style, and find the perfect property in Nice, Deauville or Paris.
Discovering futuristic architecture
August 12, 2020
Find out all there is to know about futuristic architecture thanks to the luxury real estate professionals at Michaël Zingraf Real Estate’s agencies.
The main movements of contemporary architecture
August 03, 2020
Discover the main movements of contemporary architecture, and find the perfect property that meets all your needs thanks to Michaël Zingraf Real Estate.
election of the most beautiful private mansions in Paris
July 24, 2020
Discover the most beautiful private mansions in Paris and find an offer that perfectly meets your requirements in the capital’s most prised locations.
Selection of the most beautiful luxury mountain chalets
June 15, 2020
Browse through our selection of the most luxurious mountain chalets, and find the perfect prestigious property in the most amazing resorts in the Alps.
Selection of the most beautiful wine estates in France
May 22, 2020
Discover the most beautiful wine estates in France thanks to our real estate professionals at Michaël Zingraf Real Estate.
Discovering bio-climatic architecture
April 22, 2020
Find out all there is to know about bio-climatic architecture, and discover what advantages hide behind this contemporary current, thanks to Michaël Zingraf Real Estate’s agencies.