A New Book Spotlights Compact Paris Quarters Created by Marianne Evennou

Interior designer Marianne Evennou, our French doyenne of color, structure, and small-space living, has actually simply released her very first book.

Un Intérieur à Soi (loose translation: “A Location of One’s Own”) is a compendium of her signature relocations– interior windows, exposed beams, duo-toned walls, bonbon box-sized kitchen areas, and black Bakelite light changes– that charm us over and over.

Marianne might have go-to style techniques however she uses them with a freshness and enjoyment each time. Today, we’re highlighting a preferred Paris house for a customer called Sabine, an artist and businesswoman in her forties who Marianne refers to as having “une idée à la minute.” At each of their initial conferences, Sabine got here with macarons from Ladurée and their “soft however not cutesy colors: pale pink, almond green, and pastel blue” ended up being the beginning point for the remodeling: “glamorous and carefree,” it’s likewise a pocket house that, as Marianne puts it, “has all the huge things.” Join us for a trip.

Photography by Grégory Timsit, thanks to Éditions de La Martinière

set in an 18th century building in the marais, the 35 square meter (approximat 14
Above: Embed In an 18th century structure in the Marais, the 35-square-meter (roughly 376-square-foot) house was entirely rearranged: “we eliminated all the little, dark spaces to open the kitchen area and bed room to the living-room thanks to interior windows.”

The entry, revealed here, has actually a wainscot patterned with Antoinette Poisson Buisson de Rose s wallpaper and a bleached parquet flooring with convected heat Marianne puts tight quarters to work: the pink tiled flooring specifies the kitchen area, and the bed room is on the opposite of the glazed wall. Scroll to the end for the upgraded layout.

a triptych collage by artist franck evennou, marianne’s husband and 15
Above: A triptych collage by artist Franck Evennou, Marianne’s hubby and a regular factor to her jobs, hangs over a linen-upholstered bench with a pleated skirt. The house’s “foundation of black,” Marianne states, keeps it from “falling under sentimentality.” Serax makes the low steel Black Coffee Tables

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