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Renovated Duplex Apartment In the Heart Of Paris Offers A Unique Residence

Finding a beautiful and modern apartment space in Paris is no easy task. The ‘City of Lights’ sports some of the prime real estate on the planet and being the fashion capital of the world obviously ensures that there are always those willing to shell out top dollar. Yet, this unbelievable and innovative duplex apartment in heart of this ecer0changing city must truly be one of a kind. Michael Herrman of Ateliers Michael Herrman turned 12 maid rooms in an 18th century building into a unique home for his family!

Duplex Apartment in Place de la Madeleine in Paris

The newly renovated and revamped apartments pace sits on the top two floors of Place de la Madeleine in Paris. By bringing together the dozen rooms on different levels, a 1,500 square foot, three bedroom duplex was created and its interiors are both unique and fascinating. The original limestone walls and oak beams of the structure have been preserved and displayed proudly to showcase the heritage of the space.

Apartment Madeleine - A look from the outside

Cozy fireplace with logs of wood stacked beautifully next to it

Dining space visually connected with the courtyard

Living area with plush couch

Compact dining area also sports plenty of mirrored surfaces

While the home sports a touch rustic and age-old charm, there are plenty of contemporary features throughout. Extensive use of glass is something that draws your attention the moment you lay your eyes on this design of this apartment. A glass floor on the top level is probably the most distinct feature of the place. It allows for ample natural ventilation to light up both the levels of the apartment. Floor-to-ceiling glass windows help those inside always stay connected with the outdoors.

Large Glass walls separate the interiors from the courtyard

Look at the cool courtyard

Staircase leading to the top level

Extensive use of glass offers ample natural ventilation

Exposed oak beams give the apartment a museum look

Glass cabinets, glass tiles and counters seem to continue this transparently brilliant theme throughout the space. The interiors sport a very modern look with largely neutral hues and a white backdrop. A vertical garden forms another distinct feature of the home, while stylish décor complete this almost surreal structure. Creative, ingenious and a treat for the sore eyes!

Ergonomic bookshelves create a modern look

Lovely balance between contemporary and classic styles

Glass floor on the top level steal the show

Vertical garden adds plenty of green to the apartment

Limestone walls are well preserved to showcase the history of the space

Sherry Nothingam
Sherry is a blogger who loves to live her life to the fullest. She enjoys everything associated with design, décor and stylish modern trends. Born in California, Sherry has grown up on open ranches and in a wild setting, which has defined her taste for design and developed her interest in examining how structures and homes interact with the beauti[...]

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