One of Europe’s best city apartments is located in the Montorgueil neighbourhood in the 2nd arrondissement in Paris, France. This 310 square meters (3,337 sq. ft.) state of the art luxury designer loft apartment has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a lower level integrated gym equipped with a sauna. The main living area has an open floor plan with a gourmet kitchen. The wraparound mezzanine has sitting areas all around and overlooks the main living area below. The master bedroom has access to a balcony with view of the courtyard. There is a stone wall in the lower level which provides an interesting contrast to the modern staircase. The apartment design includes a two-storey high cathedral window and skylights which allow plenty of natural light to spread through the entire loft.
This modern duplex apartment in the St. Germain des Pres district of Paris, France has a very cozy interior decor that blends contemporary design with a rustic flair. Located in a quiet 17th century building, the duplex has stone walls in the upstairs bedroom/living area and in the downstairs bedroom which give the apartment an appealing personality.
The Hotel Castille Paris in the heart of fashionable Paris, France on Rue Cambon has been redecorated and refurbished to bring 21st century modern elegance to this 18th century hotel. Located near the Louvre, the Opera Garnier and the Place Vendôme, the Castille Paris offers beautifully decorated rooms of traditional Venetian inspired decor or elegant contemporary atmosphere. The interior design has a simple elegant style with soft relaxing colours that ensures peace and tranquility.
This small 550 sq. ft. apartment in the Marais district in Paris, France has been refurbished with very modern decor. The light wood flooring and white walls create an open feel. Red is used to highlight the canvas. The small modern kitchen has nice touches of red to match the theme of the apartment.
The original floor plan of this apartment in Paris, France was geometrically confusing with 6 rooms squeezed into 60 square meters (about 645 sq. ft.). Architecture firm h2o architects turned the tight and contorted old apartment into a new wide open space which makes good use of every corner. A variety of cavities, niches and alcoves are sculpted into the casework and walls. Previously enclosed areas are opened up to give the apartment through-views and functional space.
Once upon a time La Maison d’Aix in the old Roman town of Aix-en-Provence, France was an elegant and charming private residence. Architects Laura Juhen and Louis Mariotti restored life to this old house and transformed it into a luxury boutique hotel. The interior design is modern with classical influence. In the Spa, the stone wall from the 16th century is refreshed and restored to its original state, blending with the luxurious modern Spa. Once frequented by Cezanne and Picasso, La Maison d’Aix has a magical ambiance that will inspire its guests.
Interior designers Flora de Gastines & Anne Geistdoerfer of Double g created a cosy atmosphere for this small apartment in Paris, France. Using a simple white background, the designers added tasteful touches of green and yellow to brighten the canvas. The contemporary interior decor makes the simplicity of the small space a welcoming private haven.
Café Germain in the 6th Arrondissement in Paris, France is a contemporary work of art. The attention grabbing centrepiece of the café is the yellow sculpture of a woman (“Sophie”) in high heels. Created by artist Xavier Veilhan, the lower half of the sculpture stands on the first floor while the upper half breaks through the ceiling to the second floor of the café. Thierry Costes, the owner of the café, invited Paris-based interior designer India Mahdavi to create the rest of the interior space. Mahdavi used black and white tile floor, and orange and green anise chairs to complement the yellow sculpture.