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Parisian designer and architect Joseph Dirand was given carte blanche by a client who requested his talent to design and decorate a condo, and he took the opportunity to design the private residence as it was for himself. And, if in the early years of his career, Dirand’s interiors were more elemental and cool-edged, according to himself, these rooms express his increasing interest in a more nuanced form of ultra modernism. Take a look inside this beautiful Paris apartment and find amazing home decor ideas that surely will bring you interior design inspiration.
The client had acquired two combined apartments on the Avenue Montaigne, Paris, alongside the world’s most lavish boutiques. The home is in a majestic early 19th-century Haussmannian edifice, where a winding staircase is embassy-sized.
For the apartment on the Avenue Montaigne, the designer assembled an art collection that seems steeped in his own past. The art he has chosen are important works he has longed to own, those that formed his aesthetic during a sui generis childhood.
No matter what place on Earth, Dirand’s style is instantly recognizable: a quintessentially French style of design incorporated into otherwise minimalist interiors. Here, it’s no different. The home decor is simple but luxurious.
The french designer uses minimalism like the canvas for a portrait of a few classical elements. In this Paris apartment – and despite the neutral color schemes – the rooms are warm and cozy.
About Joseph Dirand
Joseph Dirand is one of the most sought-after architects and interior designers in fashion and the creative mastermind behind the brand-new Givenchy store in Paris, Rick Owens’ Mayfair boutique as well as Alexander Wang’s Beijing outpost. He has also designed luxury hotels in Mexico and the Monsieur Bleu restaurant at Paris’ Palais de Tokyo. The Parisian architect has made a name for himself by creating stark, linear, monochromatic spaces for luxury brands. Reasons more than enough to make him one of the most coveted architects in Paris.