Hike renovated apartment living area with staggered staircase

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

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"The staircase is a great space saver, and we worked to give it an unusual presence," says Delaunay. "It seems challenging to climb to some, even though it is actually very comfortable. This helps define the space on the mezzanine as tucked away from the rest of the apartment, harder to reach, and private."