Ukrainian designers Irina Dzhemesyuk and Vitaly Yurov collaborated to create this two-storey apartment in Paris. Much of the historical building’s unique character is retained, but refreshed with modern, stylish and bold twists that bring it into the 21st century.
The foundation of the design is the dark colour palette. It’s a choice many designers steer clear of, but here it becomes the perfect backdrop for brass metal accents and marble tabletops. Every corner of the Paris apartment is defined by daring choices: black gloss, dark glass, oak parquet, colossal art, floor lamps, striking chandeliers.
On their own, each element could be a statement piece in a different home. Together they should be overwhelming, but thanks to the meticulous work of the designers, they combine to create a harmonious and functional environment. The end result is a space that is undeniably bold, but simultaneously elegant, comfortable and sophisticated.