To create her first Paris apartment, a Middle Eastern princess turns to designer Jean-Louis Deniot, who conjures a fresh, fanciful, and feminine take on traditional elegance
A painting by Mathieu Mercier hangs above a Jean de Merry console in a hall; the Tommi Parzinger floor lamps were found on 1stdibs, the pendant lights are by Ombre Portée, and the faux-stone walls were painted by Florence Girette.
In the living room of a Paris apartment, which was designed by Jean-Louis Deniot, a sofa by Collection Pierre is upholstered in a Brochier fabric trimmed with ribbons by Samuel & Sons; lamps by Paul Evans flank a glass wall sculpture by Christophe Gaignon, the cocktail tables are custom designs, and the walls are painted in Paint Library's Eucalyptus.
The living room's half-moon sofas, shagreen-topped cocktail table, and bookcases are all custom designs, the side tables are by Jean-Louis Deniot for Jean de Merry, the 19th-century mirror is Italian, the light fixture is by Hervé Van der Straeten, and the sculpture is by Roger Desserprit; the plaster ceiling matches the custom-made rug by Diurne.
The dining room table and chairs are custom made, and the light fixtures are by Hervé Van der Straeten; striped wallpaper by Osborne & Little and flooring of Carrara and Nero Marquina marble were installed in custom patterns.
Pendants by Circa Lighting hang above the granite-topped kitchen island; the cabinetry is custom made, the range is by De Dietrich, and the flooring is granite and quartzite.
In the breakfast room, chairs and a banquette covered in a Lelievre fabric surround a table by Villiers, the pendant fixture is by Corbett Lighting, and the sconces are by Vaughan; the walls were painted by Florence Girette.
A lamp by Arteriors tops a brass desk by Bardeaux Meuble in the study; the armchair is by Baxter, the photo graphs are by Dune Varela, the walls are upholstered in a Donghia fabric, and the rug and cocktail table are custom made.
A light fixture by Mathieu Lustrerie, floor lamps by Maison Charles, and 19th-century Louis XVI–style chairs in the entry hall; the console is custom made, and the walls were painted faux-marbre.
The media room's cocktail table, armchairs, and rug are all custom designs, the sofa is by Jean-Louis Deniot for George Smith, and the painting above it is by Natalie Rich-Fernandez; the 1940s desk is by Maison Jansen, the curtains are of a fabric by Brochier, and striped wallpaper by Arte was hung horizontally.
A view of the enfilade from the master bedroom to the living room; the floor lamp is by Deniot.
Deniot also designed the dressing room's cabinetry, which is trimmed in a wallcovering by Phillip Jeffries; the pendant lights are by Ombre Portée.
The tub in the master bath is by Jacob Delafon, with fittings by Waterworks, the sconces are by Niermann Weeks, and the Veere Grenney chair is covered in an Armani/Casa fabric; the chandelier is by Tony Duquette, and the vanity, mirror, and marble flooring are all custom designs.
A corner of the master bedroom features a custom sofa covered in a fabric by George Spencer Designs, an armchair by Andrew Martin in a Beacon Hill fabric, a cocktail table by Willy Daro, and a 1950s lamp by Marianna von Allesch; a series of sculptures by Romain Sarrot hangs on walls covered in a Harlequin fabric trimmed with ribbons by Mokuba.
In the master bedroom, the bed is by Jean-Louis Deniot for Collection Pierre, and the canopy is of a silk by Brunschwig & Fils, lined with a fabric by Colefax and Fowler; the carpet by Diurne and the nightstand are custom designs.
This article originally appeared in the November 2015 issue of ELLE Decor. Learn more about the home here.
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