A NEW YORK CITY HOME WITH A PARISIAN LOOK
A NEW YORK CITY HOME WITH A PARISIAN LOOK

Today we will talk about a New York City home, with a Parisian look. No one can deny that is hard to mistake Manhattan for any other city. However, you are mistaken if you think that you can´t see a little bit of Europe in New York City. Paula Caravelli found a lovely sloping block studded with Beaux Arts buildings.

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A NEW YORK CITY HOME WITH A PARIS ACCENT new york city home A NEW YORK CITY HOME WITH A PARISIAN LOOK Caravelli 01Of course, lots of designers fill their homes with things they love. What sets Caravelli’s apart is a mix of art, furniture, colors, and finishes that feels truly personal.  “It’s probably a terrible thing for a decorator to say, but I don’t like trends,” she notes. “I don’t work that way. I can’t put something in my house, or a client’s house, for that matter, if I don’t love it.”

NYC new york city home A NEW YORK CITY HOME WITH A PARISIAN LOOK P1190159The foyer holds a sculpture by her sister Janet Buillet. The dining room features a changing array of paintings, including a gorgeous abstract by Caravelli herself, who studied art before turning to design.

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NYC new york city home A NEW YORK CITY HOME WITH A PARISIAN LOOK P1180832Though her talent may be innate, she has honed it over the years, becoming a master at discreetly mixing not only traditional and modern (a vintage secretary with a quirky midcentury French seat; a contemporary dining table and Italian neoclassical chairs) but European and Asian elements as well.

NYC new york city home A NEW YORK CITY HOME WITH A PARISIAN LOOK P1180843She has happily embraced one modern convenience notoriously lacking in most Paris apartments. “I believe in closets—everywhere,” she says. “You have to have places to put stuff away.”

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“It’s so important to be able to come home to a place that has serenity,” she says. “That’s what I tried to create.”

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