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Bonaparte – Getting Closer!

Today we made a visit to our project on Rue Bonaparte.  We are making a lot of progress and are looking forward to finishing in the early fall. First, the wood ...

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Annual Vacation!

It is about now when France begins its annual event - les vacances!  Or more technically the 'congés payés' While vacation is not unique to France, this ...

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How to pick your perfect Parisian Kitchen

In our apartments we try to design a kitchen that best suites the space, as well as the needs of the owners.  For the types that don't really cook, a stream-line, ...

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Paris Parquet Perfection

As we are finishing up the hardwood floors in our Bonaparte renovation, I've been wondering what other patterns of flooring exists. In our A+B designed apartments, ...

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Design we LOVE: Bocci 38

Although A+B is an architectural design firm, we recognize the importance of interior design, and in particular the importance of lighting. We recently discovered this ...

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Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…

Jack Frost is NOT nipping at our nose today... Another high of 100°F! It may be summer, but today's post is about A+B fireplaces. When we begin on a new ...