of my favourites on that channel. One one of the
episodes, they featured Terry Emmons' tiny
pied-a-tierre in New York City's Greenwich village
at under 400 square feet (3xx sq feet.) Sorry don't
remember the exact square footage.
Terry Emmons is a designer and has been to Versaille
over 60 times for inspiration. 6o Times!! WOW is that
a lot. Above is the entrance to his neo-classical tiny flat.
He paired very classical architectural elements with bold
and modern colors for a twist. Some of the photos are
not the greatest in terms of clarity but I really fell in love
with his flat and what he did with it.
The bright pink in the artwork really complement it.
The artwork, coincidentally, was his color inspiration
Notice how he painted arches above the windows to raise
the eye upwards. It seemingly adds an architectural element
Another look at some his furniture in the
living room and those fun windows! He's
got quite high ceilings in the flat.
fireplace and the mirror themselves. Looks
they did quite a great job too!
A look from the dining area to the bedroom.
Love the colors he used and more painted
arches above the doorway. I love that he
used French doors instead of a normal door
to lead into the bedroom. It definitely opens
up the space more.
Another look at those same doors.
Gosh, who doesn't love French doors.
where he had a skylight installed. Because it's
outlined, it totally looks like a jewel box with more
details done totally by just paint.
Love the wall of fabric that separates the kitchen (the
If you look at the mirror to the left of the
French doors, it's actually a very small closet
made to look like an architectural element
topped with a mirror. I think it's brilliant
and a beautiful closet at that. One would not
think that it was a closet to hold shoes or
coats and etc.
Here's a photo of another built in
he did for his desk area.
younger years and cut it up into three parts and
adhered them to the tops of his cabinets. It looks
so pretty and there you have custom made cabinetry.
Love the recessed lights as well in the shelving.
on windows. It's a neat concept.
Notice the book shelf at the top which wraps
around a good portion of the room. Beautiful
fabric for his pillows.
I hope you enjoyed looking at this little
pied-a-tierre in Greenwich Village.
All photos from HGTV.com and Terry Emmons' site.