Hike apartment interior with staircase partition

A Fashion Designer’s Parisian Apartment Gets a Cheerful Update—and a Rainbow Floor

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Because the floor area is limited, the redesign needed to be optimized for storage. The new partition acts as a staircase, office, display case, closet, fabric storage, and light source. The mezzanine, which was previously accessed via a ladder, didn’t provide enough privacy as a guest bedroom, so this had to be changed, too.