Duplex with terrace in Paris

Nestled on the top floor, the master suite has a large garden terrace.

Nicolas Mathéus.

A duplex with terrace in Paris, here's something to soften the bustle of city life. Perched on the top floor of a 1930s building, this duplex surrounded by landscaped terraces reveals a free spirit, highlighted in the singular directions of an interior designer. After review of the place, this volume has indeed taken all his breath.

Fashion photographer Fred Meylan admits very sensitive to scenery and soul of places. With his wife Carol, they chose this apartment in the heart of Paris for its high volumes, accents Art Deco and wide terraces. "We live in this apartment for twenty years and we wanted spaces that could over time to adapt to some changes in our daily lives," said Fred. 

In front of the salon, landscaped terraces Sylvie allow Richardière'organiser des repas dans les effluves de thym, de romarin et de jasmin.

In front of the salon, landscaped terraces Sylvie Richardière help organize meals in thyme scents, rosemary and jasmine.

Nicolas Mathéus.

Two to five ... an apartment "duplex looms

Since then, the couple had three children and places have changed. Everything has been reconsidered, with the backdrop, the specific desires. "I love the changes, it allows the crossing of all possibilities, says Fred. My job is related to travel. I note or photograph in each location, materials, colors, ideas, tips that inspire me." 

With their desires, these mestizo inspiration, the couple is associated with the interior designer Élodie Sire to create a duplex apartment that resembles them, a mirror-space. His style "bohemian chic" whether to list it, his free spirit and eclectic allure Carol and Fred. Together they will bring these two stories to a new destination. 

At first, she thinks the floor with bedroom, dressing room and master bath. "The spaces are occupied during the work I considered the developments in four phases, always with the desire to create a unity between volumes, materials and terraces," she said. 

In the master bedroom, Élodie Sire opted for a mix of muted shades. gray walls & quot; Clear & quot ;, headboard & quot; & quot ;, Emery Plum, associations here create a special and warm atmosphere that'elle affectionne. Pour relever l'ensemble, elle a ajouté des rideaux couleur framboise écrasée. Couvre-lit et coussins, Le Monde Sauvage. Draps en lin rose et cassis, Society. Au premier plan, un fauteuil en corde, The Conran Shop. Les deux portes-fenêtres ont un accès direct à une terrasse paysagée et aménagée avec un lit de repos.

In the master bedroom, Élodie Sire opted for a mix of muted shades. Gray Walls "Thunderstorm" headboard "Plum" Emery, associations here create a special atmosphere and warm she loves. To meet the set, she added crushed raspberry colored curtains. Bedspread and pillows, Le Monde Sauvage. pink linen sheets and blackcurrant Society. In the foreground a chair cord The Conran Shop. The two doors have direct access to a landscaped terrace and furnished with a daybed.

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The parents bathroom with its mottled Bath Flea.

The parents bathroom with its mottled Bath Flea.

Nicolas Mathéus.

Under the roof, a small chamber'amis a été créée.

Under the roof, a small guest room was created.

Nicolas Mathéus.

Open space of this beautiful Parisian apartment

For the second part of the work, the architect reconsider the office, which is transformed into field for binoculars. "There are a few years, we repurchased this small adjacent apartment to create my office says Fred. And our little boy was born and with it the need to expand, and to provide girls a place for them . " 

The idea? Partitioning this piece into two chambers with a wide sliding door. Then comes the transformation of the kitchen Elodie makes functional despite its ten square meters! "The goal was to mix in this small volume, dark shades and raw materials to create a world that is both friendly and contemporary," she says.  

And for the last part of this project, the couple and their architect imagined a dining room as a "box to receive." "With a low and the lack of light ceiling, the space was difficult to arrange," they explain.  

Particular attention was paid to the colors of each piece. Green delicate, powder pink, plum statement of gray, tobacco and chocolate ... the palette is a reflection of this rich and deep duplex. 

The room binoculars is a separate space, accessible from the terrace. For each has a personal universe, Élodie Sire created a sliding metal door and frosted glass, realization Vianney de Seze. Open the day, it offers a smooth flow, and the evening closes. On the bed linen gray, plum and bedspread linen, Lissoy. Carpet Caravan. Retro chair, Marché Paul Bert. To accentuate the industrial side, the walls were painted gray & quot; Clear & quot ;, Emery. Throughout the'appartement, la plupart du mobilier et des luminaires ont été chinés aux Puces.

The room binoculars is a separate space, accessible from the terrace. For each has a personal universe, Élodie Sire created a sliding metal door and frosted glass, realization Vianney de Seze. Open the day, it offers a smooth flow, and the evening closes. On the bed linen gray, plum and bedspread linen, Lissoy. Carpet Caravan. Retro chair, Marché Paul Bert. To accentuate the industrial side, the walls were painted gray "Thunderstorm", Emery. In the apartment, most of the furniture and fixtures were antique flea.

Nicolas Mathéus.

Details of'un pêle-mêle chez les jumelles.

Details of a jumble in binoculars.

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With its six-meter ceilings and huge windows, the living room is filled with light. On the walls, Élodie Sire chose a gray yellow, Emery, to create a cozy atmosphere. Sofas flax, Noblesse Oblige and cushions Geometric Red Rhine. Rugs and cushions in velvet united Caravan. On the wall, a work of Robert Combas. Black metal applies, Sarah Lavoine and armchairs & quot; PK22 & quot; d'origine en cuir gold de Poul Kjærholm.

With its six-meter ceilings and huge windows, the living room is filled with light. On the walls, Élodie Sire chose a gray yellow, Emery, to create a cozy atmosphere. Sofas flax, Noblesse Oblige and cushions Geometric Red Rhine. Rugs and cushions in velvet united Caravan. On the wall, a work of Robert Combas. Black metal applies, Sarah Lavoine and armchairs "PK22" original in gold leather Poul Kjærholm.

Nicolas Mathéus.

The dining room is warm that'intimiste. Sol en plaques de métal rouillé, Art Atypique. Murs habillés de lin brut, Bruder. Table et chaises, Silvera, et peaux, Serendipity. Suspensions de Tom Dixon, Sarah Lavoine. Miroir doré de Jacques Jarrige et meuble de Piet Hein Eek, L'Éclaireur.

The dining room is cozy and intimate. Sol rusty metal plates, Art Atypical. raw linen covered walls, Bruder. Table and chairs, Silvera and skins, Serendipity. Suspension by Tom Dixon, Sarah Lavoine. gilded mirror Jacques Jarrige and furniture of Piet Hein Eek, The Scout.

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In the kitchen, the'architecte d'intérieur Élodie Sire a opté pour des matériaux bruts mais esthétiques. Dans ces dix mètres carrés, elle a réussi à concevoir un espace convivial et fonctionnel. Sol en lave émaillée, Made a Mano, plan de travail et évier en lave, robinetterie, Margot. Pour les placards et étagères elle a mélangé le bois de récupération, Atmosphère et Bois, et le métal de récupération, Vianney de Seze. Spots, Inedit, et suspension réalisée par Vianney de Seze. Four, Aga, et chaises, Tolix.

In the kitchen, the architect Elodie inside Sire opted for raw materials but aesthetic. In these ten square meters, it has successfully developed a friendly and functional space. Sol enamelled lava, Made a Mano, worktop and sink dishwasher, faucets, Margot. For cupboards and shelves she mixed wood recovery, Atmosphere and Wood, and recycled metal, Vianney de Seze. Spots, unpublished, and suspension made by Vianney Seze. Oven Aga and chairs Tolix.

Nicolas Mathéus.

Appart' en duplex sous le ciel de Paris

Nicolas Mathéus.

Appart' en duplex sous le ciel de Paris

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Green terraces for this duplex apartment ... A country look in Paris

"The idea was to have a living space in addition, when sunny days come," says Fred. Each room of the apartment with a terrace, the feeling of country living in the city is quite exceptional. 

Here, even the kitchen benefits from direct access to the outside. To design the hanging garden, Fred turned to the landscape Sylvie Richardière. Together they planted shrubs, vines and aromatic based scents and flowering they wanted white jasmine, star jasmine, Abélias very resistant and persistent, Mexican orange mixed with a few maple trees, lavender and rosemary to crawling .  

"In the spring, it spends a lot of time, he said again, and vis-a-vis are not very annoying because our building dominates those around. The Italian pottery arranged on the parapet of the terrace are screen while letting the light. "  

To the ground floor ipe was chosen for its appearance as soft feet as hard to wear. And every night the lights come highlight these points of green views. 

Élodie Sire, D.mesure agency. Such. 01 42 02 82 72 and dmesure.fr  

Fred Meylan. fredmeylan.com  

Nestled on the top floor, the master suite enjoys'une grande terrasse plantée. Pour profiter de ses vues imprenables sur les toits, sous une vigne un espace de repos a été réalisée en lattes de bois sur lesquelles sont installés matelas et coussins, Caravane Chambre 19.

Nestled on the top floor, the master suite has a large garden terrace. To take advantage of its view of the roof, under a vine a rest area was carried out in wooden slats on which are installed mattresses and cushions, Caravan House 19.

Nicolas Mathéus.

Appart' en duplex sous le ciel de Paris

Nicolas Mathéus.

Addresses Fred Meylan

For its impeccable renovations: TTSM (All Works Custom).
67 rue de Plaisance, 92250 La Garenne-Colombes.
Such. 06 77 33 62 50. 

For a great selection of parquet and wooden parts recovery: Atmosphere & Wood.
Avenue Pierre Holoffe, 3, 1342 Limelette, Belgium.
Such. +32 (0) 10 42 10 30 and atmosphere-bois.com 

For its lighting and simple furniture: Sarah Lavoine.
9, rue Saint Roch, 75001.
Such. 01 42 96 34 35 and sarahlavoine.com 

For his sharp selection of contemporary artists: Galerie Laurent Strouk.
2, avenue Matignon, 75008.
Such. 01 40 46 89 06 and laurentstrouk.com  

To its landscaping Sylvie Richardière, florist.
43, rue des Belles Feuilles, 75116.
Such. 01 47 27 98 39. 

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