The Charm of 10 Parisian Interior Designs You’ll Love
The charm of Parisian interior design is known worldwide. When it comes to impeccable interiors, the French certainly have it down. The Parisian are imbued with a deep sense of history and have created an eclectic style over many centuries that combines different eras effortlessly. Chic Parisian rooms sum up that sophisticated je ne sais quoi. From crystal chandeliers to dramatic drapery, there’s no secret for decorating like Parisian.
In the living room of fashion designer Stefano Pilati’s Paris duplex, African masks are arrayed on the far wall with a towering narwhal tusk at right; the mangrove-root side table was found at the Marché Paul Bert.
In Veronica Toub’s Paris apartment, a portrait by Zhang Huan is mounted over the salon’s marble mantel; the armchairs are antique.
Artwork by François-Marie Banier captures the offbeat rhythm of the salon in Diane von Furstenberg’s Paris apartment, which features African chairs flanking an Empire-style sofa, and Hervé Van der Straeten taboret capsules used as low tables.
Architect-designer Pierre Yovanovitch removed the fireplace that had divided the music room and living room of a Paris apartment. A new, see-through fireplace connects them. Yonel Lebovici chairs are near the low table.
In a New York City apartment, a Roy Lichtenstein painting in the living room is bookended by bronze Charles Paris lamps atop 1940s Jansen tables. A leaflike bronze coupe by Hervé Van der Straeten from Maison Gerard is displayed on the cocktail table; the circa-1900 Amritsar rug is from Beauvais Carpets.
On the screen porch of a Montana home, a quartet of interior designer Mimi London’s low tables pairs with wicker and split-reed furniture from the 1930s.
In a Paris apartment, a circular carpet from Galerie Diurne, designed by the home’s decorator, Jean-Louis Deniot, simplifies the five-sided living room. A 20th-century gilt-wood sunburst clock echoes the carpet’s pattern, while William Curtis Rolf’s large-scale photograph of the Palais-Royal provides a powerful, if illusory, Paris view.
In the living room of a Paris apartment designed by Jean-Louis Deniot, an antique Venus de Milo poses on a Régence marble mantel.
In designer Tino Zervudachi’s Paris apartment, an Adam Fuss photogram is displayed above a salon’s Louis XVI bureau cylinder, which is paired with a white Louis XVI chair; the 1930s plaster pedestal uplight near the window is by Serge Roche, and the bronze cocktail tables are by Philippe Anthonioz.
In designer Tino Zervudachi’s Paris apartment, an artwork by Robert Motherwell hangs behind the living room’s ’40s Jansen sofa.
The Parisian style is very hard for some people to accomplish, but hopefully this article brings you design inspiration.
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