dark grey cafe-style shutters in kitchen dining room

Parisian chic

French interior design ideas

by Yvonne Keal

Product Management specialist

Published: 31/10/2023

How to bring this classic yet contemporary trend into your home.

French interior design has already proved to be a major trend in 2024, with all eyes on the capital and its effortlessly chic style.

Just a few simple touches can transform your home into a Parisian oasis. It's all about blending timeless elegance with a touch of modern glamour. Here are our top tips for sprinkling a dash of ‘je ne sais quoi’ into your home.

A symphony of neutrals

At the heart of Parisian style is a neutral colour palette, often dominated by soft shades of white, cream, beige, and grey. These hues provide a canvas for other design elements to shine and create an atmosphere of understated sophistication.

In this bedroom, the clean, classic stripes of our Duke Olive Roman blinds in a neutral colour combination infuse a sense of warmth to the space and pays homage to the elegance of French design.


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Beautiful blooms

A Parisian home is incomplete without fresh flowers. Bouquets of roses, peonies, or lilies breathe life into the space and add a natural burst of colour.

Bring home the blooms through your window dressings with floral patterns like these beautiful Delizia Indigo curtains. Sprays of blue flowers feel fresh and bright for the warmer months of the year while in winter the soft hues brighten dark nights and look lush in the glow of scented candles. Team with a Voile curtain to gently filter the light for an extra touch of Parisian charm.


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Wooden elements

Warm wood tones, exposed beams or distressed floorboards often seen in older Parisian apartments, are a hallmark of this style. Rustic elements bring a touch of charm and character to a space, while maintaining the sense of sophistication French interiors are known for.

Take wood to your windows with our range of Wooden blinds. A comforting addition to any home, Wooden blinds have the quality and luxury associated with a natural product, for spaces that feel naturally warm and welcoming.


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Parisian icons

Window dressings that cover the lower half of your window such as café-style shutters are quintessentially French.

In this home office, café-style shutters in Stone Grey are a perfect reflection of the practical yet elegant Parisian way of life. They help maintain a sense of privacy while letting in plenty of natural light in through the top half of the window.


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