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A Sweet Vacation Idyll on Formentera

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A rustic trellis of slim reeds effectively shades a patio on the dreamy Spanish island of Formentera.

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Sofa cushions atop a stone bench have been shaped to accommodate a rustic tree trunk post that helps support the roof.

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The casually insouciant dwelling is the getaway spot for the fashion designer Consuelo Castiglioni.

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He is the creator of the equally relaxed fashion house Marni.

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The very haphazardly put-together home looks extremely unlikely to have lasted this long, and yet somehow it has.

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The result of this slapdash and yet enduring environment sends a subtle message.

Relax – everything just kind of works out in the end.

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The designers sensibility can be seen in the naively disarming simplicity of this bed construction and the unpretentious sheets and pillows.

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The house preserves ancient traditions of hand shaped and whitewashed walls in the somnolent paradise.

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Softly shaped walls create a slow-moving atmosphere of calm and relaxation.

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Just how thick the traditional walls are can be seen in this tiny square window – a foot or more thick – part of the soporific effect.

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The casual building has that sense of myth only to be found on an island in the Mediterrranean.

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Altogether the perfect place to just fall asleep in the sun…

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