Paris is one of the most dazzling cities the world as ever seen grow and prosper through time with its enchanting lights, filled streets and beautiful buildings. The city of love boasts some of the most impressive interior designers in the world, designers that bring to it a mix of sensations and colors that will without a doubt enchant you! So follow along as we list our top ten of the best interior designers that populate Paris!
A.D.N / Paris
Established in Paris for almost 2 decades, the studio has never ceased to consolidate its multi-expert teams, as evidenced by the opening of a second studio in 2008 in Lyon dedicated to interior architecture. Together, they extended their skills to areas related to architecture: furniture, packaging, signage, visual identity.
Agence Benny Benlolo
In its capacity as a prime contractor, Benlolo Architectes Designers ensures adherence to project guidelines. Since the practice is legally responsible for its projects, it is committed to dealing with any potential non-compliance issues, and to having a ten-year insurance policy in place. In addition to this legal protection, renovated properties are a reflection of the Benlolo Architectes Designers brand. In order to preserve the high quality of his designs, Benny Benlolo provides post project support services. An interior architect’s work is greater than the sum of his individual projects, and as such reaches far beyond them.
Agence Christophe Pillet
Lucidity of expression and the search for simplicity are the key principles: in the work of Christophe Pillet the elegance is optimized. Pillet’s perfect command of sensuality and refinement has made him one of the rare French designers who have gained global recognition designing hotels, boutiques and directing artistic projects in the USA, Great-Britain and Japan. He has won international acclaim for the spectrum and quality of his creations. Architecture, objects, furniture, artistic direction, his signature is invariably associated with the finest brands.
Agence François Champsaur
François Champsaur is a Parisian designer and interior architect. Specializing in luxury hotels and object design, he is one of the big names in French design.
Coming from a family of architects passionate about design and contemporary creations, Jean-Philippe Nuel obtained his architectural diploma from the Beaux-Arts in Paris and quickly gained recognition by winning several competitions, including an international competition chaired by Kenzo Tange. Very quickly at less than thirty, he built a hotel in Paris under overall project management (architecture and decoration), which would orient his work towards this sector of activity.
Agence Véronique Cotrel
Agency of interior architects in Paris and created in 2010, the Agence Véronique Cotrel has developed a unique know-how in the design and realization of turnkey total renovation projects.
Paris-based interior designer Anne-Sophie Pailleret is known for creating spaces that feel elegant and precious but never overdone. Her style is sophisticated and grounded in precision. For Anne-Sophie, interior design is a pragmatic endeavour that requires solutions that are both creative and esthetic. The goal is to decorate comfortable and elegant environments that enhance the art of living. To achieve this, she searches for the perfect balance—rooms are pared to their essentials and wonderfully curated. With this new clarity, spaces feel alive. Rooms are freed from superfluous elements that detract from comfort and liberated from visual clutter.
For more than 50 years, Ateliers Gohard has passionately created exceptional and tailor-made finishes based on unique craftsmanship know-how. Present in Paris, London and New York, the company has continued to grow to become a benchmark in the field of gilding, material creation, painting and decorative painting. Living Heritage Company, Ateliers Gohard works in luxury for renowned decorators, prestigious houses and historical monuments such as the Statue of Liberty, the Palace of Versailles, the Place de la Concorde or the Dôme des Invalides.
Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Jean Nouvel work is characterized by committed positions and a contextual approach that challenges the notion of style. The uniqueness of his projects and the buildings he creates around the world have helped forge his international notoriety.
Bismut & Bismut
Daniel and Michel Bismut are French architects and interior designers. They conceive personal and unique designs for residential projects and commercial projects, including high end Apartments, Embassies, Hotels and Concept Stores worldwide.They work on very different projects and scales, straight from a piece of furniture‘s detail to a building‘s architecture design. Their projects are about volumes, lines, space and material… Simplifying architectural vocabulary by keeping only the bare essentials.
Borella Art Design
Borella Art Design team consists of interior designers and creative and passionate designers who participate to our vision of elegance and comfort. For each project, the team imagines, draws and creates a unique and original concept adapted to its destination. Interior architects, designers and scenographers like to translate and interpret with elegance the most distinct universes, for an invitation to travel.
Bruno Borrione is a interior design company based in Paris that was created in the 1993. Their team works with residential and commercial projects, such as hotels, restaurants and SPAs.
Caroline Keslassy, whose specialty is creating fascinating decors in residential projects, shops and offices. Its interiors are characterized by an informal and daring aesthetic, while being contemporary, eclectic and timeless.
Carré Lumière SARL
Carré Lumière, created in 2004, is a brand of lighting, furniture and decoration trends and design. Carré Lumière has benefited from know-how since 1959 in lighting and electricity, when the Labévière family created its first business and its general electricity business. If the first choice of lighting was obvious, Carré Lumière has since developed contemporary and design furniture and decorative objects where beauty meets the comfort of recognized brands and young talents.
Chahan Interior Design
Of Armenian origin, born in Lebanon, he moved to France in 1976 while keeping a very international life agenda. with his very personal style, he is considered one of the most recognized Parisian architects. After seven years spent in the prestigious fashion house ” Ralph Lauren ” as creative director for Europe, he created Chahan Interior Design in 1993. very quickly his projects multiplied in the United States, Canada, Europe and in Asia for commercial interiors of luxury homes as well as for very high standard residences.
Dorothee Meilichzon has founded CHZON, a global design agency specialized in hospitality design. They have worked on over 50 projects in Paris, London, Ibiza, Menorca, Venezia, Basel, Monaco and New York, from the interior architecture to the design of furniture and all graphic elements.
Cochet / Païs Architecture
Family architecture agencies, Cochet Païs Architecture & Interior design created by two associated cousins, interior designer and project manager, benefiting from a unique complicity and complementarity. With projects all over Europe, Cochet Païs Architecture & Interior design is the harmonious combination of energies, commitments and know-how in the service of inventive and ambitious conceptual projects.
Contraast is owned by a freelancer designer who advices on space planning, renovation, rehabilitation, and interior decoration.
DesignByCN is an interior design company based in Paris that was created by Caroline Nahmary. This company works with residential, villas and hotels projects.
Elliott Barnes Interiors
In 2004 Elliott Barnes created his own design firm in Paris. His aesthetic talents meant that he was immediately sought-after for high-end design projects, including private residential properties, retail and institutional spaces, hotels and spa installations in France and abroad. The Elliott Barnes style resides in his elegant handling of light and use of both unusual and noble materials which invest unique, exclusive spaces with an innovative approach to luxury.
Emmanuelle applies a global vision to her projects, from the architecture to individual objects. Her work is often inspired by the Art Deco style and wabi-sabi philosophy. These influences reflect Emmanuelle Simon’s aesthetic approach, where the raw nature of materials breathe a note of authenticity into the carefully-designed lines of the architecture. Cleverly accentuated by light, each volume is arranged in such a way as to reveal different perspectives thanks to subtle transitions, playing on the notion of experience, which is a key part of Emmanuelle Simon’s style. This refined sophistication does not override attention to detail, creating balance through its uniqueness.
Expect Design was created in 2009 with the main goal of creating contemporary designs, by working on form, color and material, while respecting the history and the particular typology of each place.
Fabrizio Casiraghi developed his style and his artistic sensibility at prestigious interior design studios focusing on hotel and retail projects along with several private residences worldwide. He experiments with colour, creating surprising melanges and masters the use of light.
Julie Fuillet Studio is a design and architecture agency created by architect and designer Julie Fuillet. High-end hotels and reception areas are their core business. Their philosophy is to find creative freedom and breathe a spirit, a history, into large-scale projects that are often technically complex.
Franz Potisek is a interior designer and architect who works in France and many other countries. Wit the complicity of his clients, he designs apartments, country houses, mansions, shops, hotels which reflect the sponsors.
François Joseph Graf is a fervent defender of french craftsmanship, which he has used with exemplary loyalty in each of his activities for over thirty years. Exclusive architectural designs or special decorative features, production of unique pieces, most often made by hand using special techniques, always in france: this are the ethical principles inherent to craftsmanship.
Gensler Paris is an incredible global team of 6,000+ people who are shaping the future of cities every day. It starts with their vision: to Create a Better World Through the Power of Design. This vision comes to life across our expertise in 24 practice areas, our client relationships, our network of global and local leaders, and our diversity of talent.
Gesa Hansen’s design is inspired by the heritage of her family, her scandinavian background and the strong contrast between the two countries who taught her how to be a designer.
Since the opening of her studio in 2000, India Mahdavi develops through her ceations a certain vision of happiness and colours, in which she never ceases to sustain. India has conceived many places, bars, restaurants, retail concepts, clubs and hotels.
J.C.T is a Grand Couturier of interior design. J.C.T was founded in 1979. Their experience and know-how allows them to deliver turnkey projects in any style, from French classic to contemporary anywhere in the world. They create and realize unique interiors for their clients: private individuals, companies, hotels and resorts.
Laura Gonzalez / Pravda Arkitect
Laura Gonzalez is known to conceive places with a remarkable identity. Never enclosed in one style, always inspired by many references, Laura transpose her personality in the places she revisits with a requirement of quality continuously renewed. Defining her style as chic mix and match, interested in the art, sculpture, photography and painting she draws inspiration in a classical world enhanced by a contemporary touch.
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Les Ateliers Du Décorateur (LADD Architecture)
The company Les Ateliers Du Décorateur was founded by Karine Nezzar. She created the company in 2007 with the concept of interior design and decoration agencies “LADD” which is based on a triple competence: Space Design, Building Economy and Coordination of Works. Customers draw on an offer developed by a team of experts where listening, creativity, know-how and elegance reign.
Along with Lina Ghotmeh growing team of talented international architects and their partners, consultants, their practice is more than ever in quest for a fair and ecological future. Convinced that “beauty” is a necessity, their architecture is the result of permanent dialogs, where projects derive their aesthetics and shape from their close relationship to nature becoming the very expression of the context and material out of which they are carved.
Founded in Paris in 1854, Maison Louis Vuitton has inherited the ambition and vision of its founders. This legendary history built around travel continues to place the House at the forefront of creation. Still today, Louis Vuitton’s spirit of adventure is expressed through its unique heritage, values and rigorous spirit of innovation and ingenuity, the boldness of its creations and the demand for perfection in its designs. Leather goods, ready-to-wear, accessories, shoes, watches and jewellery.
LovMyB tends to offer the possibility of finding a unique object which will create surprise, enchantment but which will answer to concrete needs related to the age of the child or the baby. LovMyB is not only a story but it is an adventure , that of Pauline and Marion, two sisters who when they became mom saw their world transform through smaller eyes, certainly smaller, by the size, but larger by their depth, their specter and above all their innocence.
A theatrical way of life which is dear to him and refers to an imaginary past. Vincent Darré embodies a timeless French luxury, that of the decorative arts. The colors of its collections are rich, its pieces are available but are always unique, encouraging each visitor to move from one atmosphere to another. Its collection of chairs, sofas and armchairs is a formal invitation to have lively conversations.
Malherbe Paris is an independent creative agency, international leader in retail design. Founded 24 years ago, our offices in Paris, Shanghai and Hong Kong now have nearly 200 creative enthusiasts. The agency creates innovative concepts at the service of brands, from mass distribution to luxury goods. Their clients are for most of the leaders in their field. The agency continues to develop and extend its influence on the most ambitious master-projects.
In 2011, Mélanie Gonin settles down as a liberal and moves towards architecture on a more intimate scale, where she brings her know-how to enhance places (apartments, shops, galleries, restaurants) according to needs of specific customers. Its creations are committed to exploring materials, favoring functionality, in all elegance and modernity.
At the end of 2016, Michael’s agency became Maison Malapert, an interior architecture workshop specializing in the creation of mixed and immersive living spaces. The vocabulary he employs shakes up the traditional boundaries and creates open-plan living spaces.
Moinard – Bétaille (4BI & Associés)
To understand the unique identity of an interior design agency, turning to those who trust it is the most natural approach. Moinard Bétaille instills a dose of French spirit, like a spice whose potency they control. While they borrow from the know-how of exceptional craftsmen, at the heart of the French imagination since the 18th century, they look to the centuries to come, to produce or awaken the heritage of tomorrow.
A career rich with 10,000 creations – completed or yet to come – global fame and tireless protean inventiveness should never overshadow the essential, Philippe Starck has a mission, a vision: that creation, whatever form it takes, must improve the lives of as many people as possible. Heralding the phenomena of convergence and dematerialisation, Philippe Starck aims straight for the heart, highlighting the essential, extracting the structural minimum of every object, in order to offer creations and propositions closest to Man and Nature, best adapted to the future.
For RDAI, the particular and the universal combine to create an essence of architecture. Long-renowned for elegant interiors their experience and creativity allows them to embrace every aspect of design from the city to the chair, the place to the object. From the intimate scale of the body and the carefully crafted interior to the urban scale of the street, their architecture is always unique, a response to the context and a conjuring of atmosphere, flow and light.
Rodolphe Parente work is based on contextual code integrating graphic pattern and expressive materials to create singular and unique atmosphere. In order to save the right tone for his creations, Rodolphe Parente places the user at the center of an artistic process, expressing emotions through the quality of drawing. He has been inspired by both the everyday life and an intimate mixture of textures and artistic feelings to draw his creations.
SA Voltex S.N
SA Voltex is a designer lighting and furniture, who distributes of the most prestigious brands in stores and on the internet.
Since 2015, Stéphanie Coutas has been curating a selection of exceptional decorative pieces in collaboration with some of the world’s biggest names in design. After years of designing and creating unique spaces, Stéphanie Coutas opened her first Parisian gallery in September 2020. In the same year, Stéphanie Coutas was named as one of the top 100 most influential interior decorators by AD Magazine, the world’s number one resource on design.
Studio KO is a remarkable and recognized design studio founded by Karl Fournier and Olivier Marty, two top interior designers who created their own modern architecture and contemporary design agency. With offices in Paris, London and Marrakesh, Studio KO has one mission: to seduce and to captivate the world with their unique and personal clean architectural lines, focusing always on local, natural materials and craftsmanship. One Hundred Edition brings to you, a true design-lover, more information about them: take a look and get amazed by their creative works!
Over the years, Marc Hertrich & Nicolas Adnet, along with their team, have pursued a particular idea of elegance and a certain French style. From the very beginning, this Parisian studio for interior design and decoration has been imagining, conceiving, and developing projects with highly personalised creative atmospheres. And at the core of all these projects have been two notions: sophistication and luxury.
Studio Putman is an interior design agency created by Andrée Putman. Since 2007, her daughter, Olivia Putman, is running the company. They design hotels, offices, private residencies, commercial spaces all over the world and they create objects for prestigious brands such as Louis Vuitton, Christofle or Lalique.
Sybille de Margerie
Architect of a certain French “art de vivre” and spirit of luxury, Sybille de Margerie has achieved with panache a plethora of projects around the world. Luxury hotels, boutique-hotels, restaurants and spa, chalets and exclusive residences mark out this passionate path. Major groups and brands such as Mandarin Oriental Group, LVMH Hotel Management, Four Seasons, Hilton, IHG, or Accor, as well as private investors acknowledge her mastery of contemporary codes of the hotel industry and her art of detail.
Architect, interior designer, but more essentially a refined aesthete. For the past twenty years, Thierry Lemaire has successfully achieved the implementation of deluxe apartments and private houses, while recently, he has created new public spaces in the Parisian capital. This gift for interior architecture has led him to conceive strong venues, which he permeates with sensual modernism. He also designs furniture with lines and materials that leave no one indifferent, all this inherited from his first love, straightforward architecture.
Wilmotte & Associés S.A
Wilmotte & Associés is a multi-disciplinary architecture firm. The firm takes on an impressive range and scale of projects from large plants, high-rise buildings, hospitals, residential properties, hotels, theatres, museums, and shopping malls to private residences. In addition to new constructions, Wilmotte excels in the restoration field and often carries out redevelopment projects in historic town centres.
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