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French-born chef Dominique Crenn knows how to keep a level head. As the first woman in the US to be awarded two Michelin stars—for Atelier Crenn, her San Francisco restaurant—she relishes the nights when she gets to cook to her own soundtrack.

The way you create your surroundings is very important. My house is a mix-and-match of everything, including a lot of art deco pieces. These pieces are so much more meaningful and rich to me than new modern designs because they have life: I love things that have life and stories. Your furniture doesn’t have to cost a lot of money, but it needs to be well-chosen. For example, I have an old record player that sits on a piece of

  • Words:
    Georgia Frances King
  • Photography:
    Anders Schønnemann
  • Styling:
    Nathalie Schwer

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  • Words:
    Georgia Frances King
  • Photography:
    Anders Schønnemann
  • Styling:
    Nathalie Schwer
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