Rodolphe Parente respectfully rethinks a basic Haussmannian condominium in Paris

French inside designer Rodolphe Parente has accomplished a up to date overhaul of a Nineteenth-century Parisian condominium, reflecting each the constructing’s heritage and the “radical” artwork assortment of its proprietor.

Initially constructed throughout Haussmann’s main reconstruction of Paris, the 150-square-metre flat is positioned within the Canal Saint-Martin neighbourhood in northeastern Paris.

Rodolphe Parente has renovated a Haussmann-era condominium in Paris

As a part of the renovation, Parente sought to rejoice the condominium’s intensive interval particulars. Within the entrance corridor, a band of gold leaf now highlights the geometry of the round ceiling and lacking sections of the mouldings have been painstakingly reinstated.

“The primary concept was to protect and at some factors restore the basic Haussmannian codes of a Parisian condominium,” Parente informed Dezeen. “It was necessary for me to maintain the Parisian vibration in addition to the novel tone of my shopper’s artwork style.”

Dining room of Parisian apartment by Rodolphe Parente
Redfield & Dattner created an summary fresco behind the eating desk

Parente started by opening up the condominium to enhance the sense of circulate, exposing lengthy sealed-off doorways and connecting the eating room with the kitchen.

Taking cues from the craftsmanship inherent within the condominium, Parente drafted in a number of up to date craftspeople together with {custom} portray studio Redfield & Dattner, which created an summary fresco on the brand new wall behind the eating desk.

Kitchen of Canal Saint-Martin apartment
The kitchen balances cupboard finishes of stainless-steel and pastel pink

“I wished to convey the hand of expertise into this challenge,” stated Parente.

“The individuals I’ve labored with on this condominium convey one thing to the creativity typically.”

Living room of Parisian apartment by Rodolphe Parente
A sculptural classic couch centres the lounge

All through the area, a palette of heat neutrals was used to create a way of immersion.

“I selected impartial tones to subtly improve the classical heritage of the condominium and hold an enveloping ambiance,” the inside designer defined.

Towards this cohesive backdrop, surprisingly vibrant parts leap out together with the lacquered yellow gentle above the eating desk – Parente’s personal design – and the vivid purple rug used in opposition to caramel-coloured partitions in the primary bed room.

The kitchen balances cupboard finishes of stainless-steel and pastel pink with a frame-like marble splashback, created by French artist Alice Guittard for Double V Gallery.

“The kitchen is a deconstructed block sitting within the Haussmanian setting,” Parente stated. “It’s related to the historic parts via its composition.”

Reading room of Canal Saint-Martin apartment
Interval wall panelling stays within the studying room

In the lounge, a sculptural classic couch is sited within the centre of the area, anchored by a graphic rug and positioned to disrupt the angles of the room.

Parente performed with distinction by way of the fabric and color palettes all through the condominium. Within the studying room, interval wall panelling highlights the modernity of the couch and chair with their extremely lacquered aspect panels.

Reading room of Parisian apartment by Rodolphe Parente
Parente designed a {custom} chair and couch for the area

“For this room, now we have designed custom-made furnishings with up to date and radical shapes bringing a type of reflection to the area,” the designer stated.

The concept of juxtaposition continues with the artwork displayed within the condominium, with the shopper’s typically provocative items finishing the aesthetic in every room.

Detail shot of bedroom in Canal Saint-Martin apartment
Colors conflict in the primary bed room

“The shopper confirmed whole religion on this steadiness between modernism and legacy for the inside design. He additionally wished to maintain this dialogue for the ornament and centered on staying eclectic in his alternative of furnishings and artwork,” stated Parente.

“The shopper has a radical standpoint concerning artwork and design. It was an actual pleasure to create a dialogue between the present items and the inside design.”

Bedroom of Parisian apartment by Rodolphe Parente
A vivid purple rug contrasts with caramel-coloured partitions

Different Hausmann-era condominium renovations in Paris have seen inside designers make extra dramatic interventions, with Atelier 37.2 including a sculptural picket quantity to deal with a brand new toilet whereas Studio Razavi inserted a multifaceted furnishings block that takes on a unique perform in every room.

The images is by Giulio Ghirardi.