AT Europe: Paris - Chez Nathalie & Keith

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Nathalie is a sculptor whose work has a prominent place in the airy, spacious converted warehouse where she lives with her husband Keith and young daughter Emma...

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Pieces like Nathalie's giant working light switches are scattered throughout the 230m2 apartment in the 11th arrondissement that covers the ground and basement floors of a converted factory that was an abandoned shambles when they bought it. It's still a work in progress, though all of the major structural work has been completed.

Shots of bold color throughout the largely white space -- red carpet in the living room, bright green paint for the roof in the central courtyard that is visible outside their kitchen and living room windows -- give their sleek aesthetic a shot in the arm.

The minimalist, industrial kitchen is warmed up by an old Oriental rug and a massive stone table from the flea market at St. Ouen in the adjoining dining room is made of pierre de Bourgogne, and surrounded by vintage Gio Ponti chairs.

- Kristin Hohenadel blogging from rue Vieille du Temple, Paris, France. If you have an idea for a European house tour, please write to kristinh @ apartmenttherapy . com

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