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Louis Benech

WSJ Magazine




“In the front, the round plastic object is a planisphere—a map of the sky—that belonged to my maternal grandmother. It made me dream as a child. Near the back, leaning on the vase, is an alga from an herbarium of strange, incredible shapes, which could have been invented by Max Ernst. The vase is by Laurent Esquerré, given to me by a couple of decorators, Daniel Suduca and Thierry Merillou. If I had no idea of what to do with a house, I would ask them. The book next to that is a volume of W.J. Bean’s Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles—stories about trees that help you to memorize botanical descriptions...”