Parisian interior style is appreciated by many of us because of the way it adds that certain je ne sais quoi to every space – be it from bedrooms to living rooms. It’s very indulgent and romantic, like we all expect Paris to be. Parisians decorate their homes with a mix of old and new, traditional design offset by modern and always very chic and stylish, just like their fashion sense.
If you’re a lover of the Parisian interiors and need some ideas on how to design your living room like a native, say bonjour to these inspiring french interiors that showcase this way of life at its finest. Here are the most beautiful living rooms in Paris!
A rug is the centerpiece of any Parisian apartment floor. Although Paris herringbone wooden floors are pretty, the downside is that walking across them can be very noisy, so a nice thick rug is a good way of muffling the noise and adding color (as well as warmth).
This design by Jean Louis Deniot show us that Paris apartments are notoriously dark (unless located on the top floor), so Parisians keep their walls white to maximize the amount of light.
Another Paris living room by Jean Louis Deniot shows us that you’re never wrong if you go for something bright, like the rug in the apartment above, or something patterned, as it will offer a good contrast to the walls.
It may be a bit of a cliché, but hanging a chandelier in the living room is the simplest way to introduce a bit of Parisian style into your home — think the Palace of Versailles.
Paris is famous for its brocantes (French for flea markets) and parisians are always on the hunt for something unique, so when choosing knickknacks and curiosities for your home, pick out something that will add individual style to your rooms.
It seems that French style is perennially chic. Paris is the epicenter of luxury, after all, with enviable fashion, food, design, and lifestyle. Gilded antique furniture, luxurious tapestries, and impressive chandeliers—not to mention a fresh bouquet of flowers for a pop of color—are just some of the accents that add dimension and a uniquely Parisian flair to these spaces. Get inspired by each Paris living room in this list and you will find your own favorite!
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