: 1200x848 px
: July 11, 2018
Decorators Michael Coorengel and Jean-Pierre Calvagrac created contrast in the dining room of their Paris apartment. Charles Rennie Mackintosh chairs—some left black, others painted white—are paired with an ornate 17th-century French table, and burly wrought-iron tiebacks hold open demure silk crêpe de voile curtains.
We decided to fight fire with fire. We wanted the interior furnishings to be as strong as the architecture. Scale was key. The art goes all the way up to the crown moldings, and the curtains hang from floor to ceiling. There are generous light fixtures and significant, tall lamps. Everything has a feeling of muscularity and presence. The color intensity has a continuum throughout the house