Budget Breakdown: A Muddled Parisian Pad Gets a Sleek Makeover for $117K

Budget Breakdown: A Muddled Parisian Pad Gets a Sleek Makeover for $117K

By Laura Mauk
By capturing natural light and adding svelte, custom furniture, JCPCDR rescues a dark, dated apartment in the 4th arrondissement.

When architect Jean-Christophe Petillault of JCPCDR Architecture remodeled an 1820 apartment in the 4th arrondissement of Paris—home to Le Marais, The Centre Pompidou, and Les Halles—he updated the floor plan, flooding the rooms with natural light, and infused the furnishings with a fresh, tailored sensibility. "My clients are a young, active, cosmopolitan couple," Petillault says. "The new design embodies sharp, contemporary aesthetics and the floor plan now has maximum efficiency."

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