The superiority of the classic French taste in Interior decor speaks for itself. Parisian styles are a blend of sophistication with magnificence. The Parisian lifestyle reminds us of freedom and luxury and so does the interiors.
It starts with the classic French interior design, which is one of the most famous styles worldwide. It has many styles within Baroque, Rococo, Empire, and other styles. Recently people came to admire the glamour and classiness associated with these styles, but the heavily decorated and extravagant looks became out of date.
That’s why modern French interior design came into existence. It has both, the glamour of the old, and the minimalism of the new. As you might have guessed, it is an eclectic style to an extent. It allows you to mix modern and classic styles together, while striking the right balance of being chic, without being overdone.
The main aim is to strike a balance between the classic French designs with the modern Parisian interiors. That can be achieved with an interlay of lots of reclaimed and vintage colonial furniture and easy and quick curation of the interiors with gold and softer hues and freestyling the patterns into a neutral bowl of colours.
However, all of this isn't as easy as it sounds, the challenge is in making the combination of different textures blend together and yet make the interiors stand out
So what exactly does Parisian inspired boutique interiors entail?
Here are a few pointers on where to get started:
THE CLASSIC FRENCH STYLE
The classic French designs are a blend of sophistication with minimalistic tones of colours and inlying them with gold and classic vintage moulds and patterns of flowers or prints from around the country to reminisce the olden times of classic colonial-era furniture. From wallpapers, pictures, wall frames, mirrors, classic chandeliers, polished frames and scones and ornaments and vases of flowers, these accommodations are simple yet elegant.
Colour scheme: bright colours, white, beige, golden and pink
The Parisian interiors are known for their easiness in the interior layout. Whether it be the materials that are used like linens and cotton blends, lighter in general furniture, wood panels, with clean and simple build and nothing too complicated. The casual vibes are to bring comfort to the people dining in the restaurants. An overall comfortable and cosy experience is caught be the simple yet effective curation.
THE ENCHANTAING ENTRANCE
Outdoor features on the cafes and boutiques are huge crowd-pleasers. The enchanting vines running through the entrances and the wonderful display of roses and ferns in the entrance makes it welcoming and set in the tone for the interiors itself. Special emphasis here is on the awning that curates a separate space in itself for the place. Incorporate scones and a shelving scheme of your own to make it a bit personnel to the functions of the space.
The material used: wood, retro and vintage furniture
SHABBY- CHIC INTERIORS
In celebration of the casual fine dining, we can find inspiration from the shabby and careless curations in the interiors, Intermix of armchairs with comfortable and couchy sofa sets, Different sizes of the chairs and tables in the restaurants are all the concepts of the modern-day interiors that younger generations are comfortable with. Different zones for sitting and reading, eating and just cafeing outside is the level of flexibility you would want to achieve
Sofas and wooden armchairs with metal decor features and gracefully curved backs and legs, tables of exquisite shapes with the thinnest rounded legs and small rugs with plant-based patterns.
OUTSIDE SEATING PLANS
If you have seen the cafes and restaurants interiors one thing about them that is soo brilliant is their – exteriors! Parisian boutiques and restaurants are big on open cafes and restaurants spaces especially with the advent of the pandemic, people are preferring more open setting than restricted indoor for a better view and dining at a distance that is possible with these wonderful open space restaurants.
RUGGID RUSTIC MATERIALS
To harmonise the exteriors with the interiors, a common aesthetic of natural materials can be utilised to curate an essentially consistent colour scheme and pattern and textures that are inspired by nature. For example the use of Wood, fabrics, and an earthy color palette reference local plants and the nearby park’s craggy granite peaks and glacial lakes.
SPOTLIGHT ON WARM TONES
French interiors are just as much about design as they are lifestyle. They appear so effortless, but only because they are built to accommodate the way you move through the room. There are nooks to lounge in and creative storage for all of your momentos, to make daily life a breeze. The design itself is far from relaxed, but living in a French-style Maison couldn't be easier. Warm hued tones make the setting cosy and bright and shines the light on an otherwise neutral and minimalistic colour palettes that look amazing in yellowish to golden light settings.
SHINE WITH THE FURNITURE
Parisian styles are not just about a minimalistic, sophisticated and delicate grace, contemporary Parisian styles were inspired by the really dark aesthetics in the place and adding a pop of colour with tacky and fun furniture like coloured chairs and panelling of gold, retro pops of colour, polka dots that make the interiors a perfect blend of dining in elegance with a jazzed-up interior curation that is different from the rest of the overall cottage core aesthetics.