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The three-story, 500 square-meter villa, owned by a young family, offers both an environment fitting for playful children as well as a modern atmosphere infused with an eclectic contemporary art collection and creative decor. Overlooking Paris and the iconic Eiffel Tower, the
On the first floor, design details like original antique parquet flooring in a chevron pattern contrasting with classic black and white tile, and high-quality stone from Real Marble, deliver a natural sense of separation amongst the various zones and rooms. In the living area, modern furnishings like a Gyrofocus, a suspended, rotating fireplace designed by Dominique Imbert, and a sofa and coffee table designed by Thierry Lemaire, add flair.
Funky art pieces—some antique, some contemporary— including a motorcycle, rabbit figurines and an astronaut helmet, were carefully placed throughout. In accord with the space’s artful character, the most prominent design feature is a central staircase with suspended lighting inspired by a work of art by James Turrell. Upstairs, intricate wallpaper, modern art, and a handmade stone bathtub give the master bedroom and children’s room a luxurious feel.
Photo credits : Atelier Tristan Auer, Wilson Associates and Yann Deret