January Book of the Month / teNeues Modern Living Chalet Style

“Nicky Dobree has a reputation for creating Alpine properties with the “wow” factor, the go-to architect for luxury chalets, Nicky is acclaimed for designing with strong sense of place, with an individual feel”, writes author Claire Bingham in latest interiors publication by teNeues, Modern Living Chalet Style.

The book features a handful of the most interesting chalet designers with Q&A chapters alongside project interiors.

In an excerpt taken from the designers interviews featured in the book Nicky talks about what chalet style means to her, Nicky offers advice for adding chalet style to your home (roaring log fires, deep sofas and chunky cashmere throws) as well as her must-have items and go-to pieces for decorating.

Above a project in Saas Fee, Switzerland, and below a family dining room in Val d’Isere, France

“Home has become the most important source of comfort for many people. Rarely have people invested so much money in furniture and decorating. A comfortable home furnished with natural materials, warm colours, and soft textiles, a place that exudes a ski-vacation feel Modern Living Chalet Style shows you how to bring that look into your home. It is hard to find another style as elegant, yet cozy, as this one.

The most beautiful chalet interiors will provide inspiration, and possibly make you want to book a vacation.” Claire Bingham.


Author and interiors journalist Claire Bingham shares the tips and tricks you can use to create this a chalet feel in your own home, even if you are far from the mountains. Before becoming an author with her first book Modern Living, Claire was Homes Editor of Elle Decoration UK, her work has been featured worldwide, including Vogue Living and Architectural Digest.


Originally published in September 2016, you can purchase your copy here. 

Nicky Dobree interior photography by Philip Vile. Visit Nicky’s website here.

Nicky’s World January 2017