a stylish summer house on mykonos


This stylish summer house is located on the Greek island Mykonos. It balances on a small hilltop with breathtaking views over the Aegean sea and the magical island of Delos.


This villa belongs to Katie and Johnny Friedman who live here with their three children. The couple fell in love with the island years ago and even got married here.


Although the house is only four years old, it is built in a charming traditional style with rounded corners, contrasting with the slightly rougher sand-colored stone tiles on the terrace.


The renovation of the interior is done by South African interior designer Jayne Wunder. She is a good family friend and had previously decorated their home in London.


With three boys under twelve living in the house, practical details were of great importance, but the owners also wanted a modern and timeless look that blends with the distinctive architecture of Mykonos.


Jayne’s signature style is a minimalistic and soothing monochromatic design.


A fifty-century furniture such as Jacobsen’s Swan and Saarinen Tulip are mixed with Jaynes’s own designs.


(images and information via Vartnya Hem)

13 Responses to a stylish summer house on mykonos

  1. Danielle – This is so funny! This is where I was planning on having our wedding. It is stunning no? I found it about a year and a half ago and have since been dreaming of it. But I was not able to get all the pieces together (budget, dates and so on) so our wedding will be at an other location. I am a little secretive about where… but it will be pretty as well. I still dream of this amazing villa. Actually they have two next to each other. Maybe for a vacation in the future!

    happy weekend! xx – J

  2. Amazing… Il lOOOOOve this house.

  3. Great, great, great! Scandinavian style on a hot Greek island. I love it!

  4. c’est exactement ce que j’adore : un mix entre le vintage, la brocante et le contemporain.
    Rien que de regarder, je me sens bien.
    belle journée

  5. Do you think they’d mind if I moved in?

  6. I love these lamps! Wich brand is this ????

  7. so beautiful. But don’t know how they manage all that white w/ 3 boys under 10!

  8. I was going to leave the same comment as Maryam but regardless, how calm and soothing

  9. wonderful home! love the dining room. happy new week to you

  10. beautiful, wow blanche-neige

  11. Really beautiful home, I love white with just a few touches of color. The lighting is fantastic!

  12. Hola, me encanta el reportaje. Soy de Ibiza y me gusta mucho la decoración mediterránea conservando el blanco de la isla y convinándolo con fotos como las que tiene, de esencia rural. Todo eso con flores y plantas del lugar. Es mágnifico

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