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Ever Imagined the Belle Époque Era in a Modern Parisian Apartment?

Ever Imagined the Belle Époque Era in a Modern Parisian Apartment?

Imagining the Belle Époque Era in this Parisian Apartment

Imagine stepping into an apartment that oozes charm from the Belle Époque era, but with a modern twist. This is exactly what you will find if you visited the refurbished apartment, a fine art and design connoisseur's haven, in Paris's 16th arrondissement.

New Updates in the Apartment

The apartment, initially adorned with classical Parisian architecture, has been tastefully upgraded. Dutch designer Job Smeets played a significant role in spicing up its interior - from mid-century sideboards to ceramic tableware.

  • The dramatic bar, built from a massive marble block, evokes a sense of opulence.
  • Glazed lava stone used in the fireplace adds to the apartment's classical charm.
  • Walls besieged with preserved Art Nouveau tiles, enhance the antiquated vibe.
  • Interestingly, the bedroom displays the original woodwork interspersed with Job’s imaginative drawings.
  • Fascinatingly, the bathroom is a mix of Kitsch and Surrealism, featuring an ensemble of historic and fictitious figures.

Harmony between Past and Present

These eccentric features are balanced by modern elements such as ultra-comfortable armchairs, custom-made carpet in the living room, and a write-off desk in the office. All of which form an interesting juxtaposition, bridging the gap between the past and the present.

Incorporating the spirit of the Belle Époque with vibrant interiors, this elegantly eclectic apartment is a quintessential illustration of Parisian architectural grandeur. It indeed comes as no surprise that the dwelling has been dubbed as "spaceship landing in the 19th century."

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