Today’s relevance of feeling ‘at home’: Hotel Bienvenue Paris

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When moderating a panel discussion during the Best of Interior Awards a few weeks ago in Munich, Germany, I was asking Viki Kitzig from the architecture bureau Kitzig how hotel design has changed. Her answer was that a hotel has to take over the role of a home when away from home nowadays. Independent French hotelier Adrien Gloaguen couldn't agree …

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Designer of the year 2017: Tristan Auer

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Maison & Objet Paris has chosen to spotlight during the September edition Tristan Auer as Designer of the Year 2017. His name is associated with elegance developing his own eclectic signature moving in between classical and contemporary references which his combines with well-balanced results. He features a stunning portfolio ranging from Chanel, Nina Ricci, Hotel du Louvre, Hotel de Crillon Palace to …

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A classy apartment in Paris by architect Josep Dirand

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If you have ever wondered where this gorgeous kitchen and great interior design belongs to that has been around for some time on Pinterest, here goes a peek of this classy apartment located in Paris. French architect Joseph Dirand lives here with his girlfriend and two children. It is a tad classy but I truly l o v e the kitchen! And the bedroom …

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Working and living in Paris

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The Sociality Family has published this wonderful eclectic apartment in Paris where interior designers Charlotte de Tonnace and Hugo Sazay life and work together planning hotels, installations and residential projects. Constance Gennari Photography Their signature style embraces materials such a marble, brass and leather with a rather minimal approach and monochromatic palettes. I love seeing how young they are having apparently come …

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A striking view over the rooftops from Paris

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Louis and Sarah Bonard created their dream home where industry meets design classics in the city of light. After an important renovation process they created a sensation of  openness and generous conditions for sunlight and views at the 200-square-foot apartment. The original full-sized windows were replaced by large metal frames the glass from floor to ceiling. Several walls were removed, and in …

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An eclectic home in Paris

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Interior designer Sandra Benhaumou has lived for years in New York and London and came back to Paris where she shares this apartment with her husband and three children. The house was renovated, keeping its original features - floors, tiles, moldings and respecting the Haussman code - but opening the interior space to create an open-plan living area. Walls were painted in …

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