a modern living room with pink accents and a grey sofa
Photography by Seth Caplan.

These Residential Interiors Offer a Palette to Suit Every Mood

A trio of new residential interiors runs the emotional gamut from bright and sunny to serene and sophisticated.

Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, Paris

Natural light floods the award-winning architect’s first residential interior, a 1,300-square-foot duplex in a 17th-century Marais building, where ceilings were raised, a ribbon skylight installed, and the play of volumes and voids carefully calibrated to take full advantage of the expansive windows—not least in the living area, which is dominated by a stack of colorful blocks forming a sunny sculptural staircase and fireplace.

a modern living room with jewel tone accents
Photography by Gaelle le Boulicaut; Produced by Jeremy Callaghan.
a pink staircase flanked by yellow walls
Photography by Gaelle le Boulicaut; Produced by Jeremy Callaghan.
a yellow hallway
Photography by Gaelle le Boulicaut; Produced by Jeremy Callaghan.
a dining room with orange chairs with a pink geometric chandelier overhead
Photography by Gaelle le Boulicaut; Produced by Jeremy Callaghan.
a crisp white bed flanked by green accents across from a mirror
Photography by Gaelle le Boulicaut; Produced by Jeremy Callaghan.

Lorla Studio, New York

Quiet sophistication reigns in this renovated 1,900-square-foot garden apartment, housed in a former 19th-century church, where the confidently cosmopolitan taste of its young professional woman owner is reflected in a neutral background palette—white walls, light wood floors—that sets off a characterful array of vintage and custom furniture, warm-brass and matte-black light fixtures with sculptural silhouettes, and a gallery’s worth of commissioned and collected artworks.

a modern living room with pink accents and a grey sofa
Photography by Seth Caplan.
an office chair in front of a clear desk
Photography by Seth Caplan.
modern art atop a credenza with a gold lamp
Photography by Seth Caplan.
a large bathtub in an off white bathroom
Photography by Seth Caplan.

No Architects, Prague

Two striking paintings—a numerical abstraction by Vladimír Houdek and a melancholy dreamscape by Josef Bolf—set the program in this renovated 1,400-square-foot maisonette, the former’s numbers and raw edges reflected in the perforated pattern on the radiator covers and the ragged bottoms of the kitchen cabinet doors, the latter’s gently sorrowful mood echoed in a teardrop-shape pendant fixture and the meditative greige of a feature wall.

a bookshelf across from a blue couch in a living room
Photography by Studio Flusser.
a blue set of drawers with circular accents
Photography by Studio Flusser.
numbers on a radiant cover in pink
Photography by Studio Flusser.
a blue kitchen island with a teardrop-esque chandelier overhead
Photography by Studio Flusser.

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