‘Maison Champs-Elysées’ hotel is located at 8 Jean Goujon in the eighth district has commissioned Maison Martin Margiela redecorates the suites, restaurant, smoking room, bar and reception area into a surreal atmosphere.
La Maison Champs-Elysees combines modern and traditional aesthetics. One of the two buildings of the hotel was built in Napoleon era, formerly a private residence shared by the French Emperor and his wife Eugénie de Montijo’s from 1864 to 1989.
The hotel especially invited Belgium fashion house Maison Martin Margiela to re-design the interior of its seventeen suites, restaurant, lounge bar, smoking room and reception area.
From the floor, ceiling, wall, furniture, ceramic, lighting, window, carpet, mirror to individual art piece display, Maison Martin Margiela is responsible for the overall rennovation. Merging the real and surreal, trompe-loei is a key design element this time.
With white as the main palette, featuring English parquet in aged oak, trompe-loei wallpaper and cloth-wrapped objects are signature Margiela style. Highlight pieces in the restaurant include Louis XV , Louis XVI Salon, Louis XV Lyre Back and Louis XVI Medallion Back chairs, a reminder that this was once a historic site. This collaboration is the biggest interior project for Maison Martin Margiela to this date, and a much welcomed contemporary addition in Paris.
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