It's unusual to see this amount of color in a Haussmanian apartment, which is most often a study in muted tones. Madame Figaro magazine has before and after photos of a classic Haussmanian apartment that was reborn in technicolor thanks to Christophe D'Aboville, the artistic director of David Hicks France.
- Kristin Hohenadel blogging from rue Vieille du Temple, Paris, France. She can be reached at kristinh @ apartmenttherapy . com