One could say that the area around Parc Monceau in Paris’ 8th Arrondissement is swanky, but that would rather miss the point: The neighborhood is quintessentially Parisian. The park itself is a delightful oasis of 19th-century splendor and the surrounding streets and boulevards have a serenely moneyed air. It is here that affable Parisian Emmanuel De Bayser has just completed renovations on a spacious, light-filled apartment. He makes an animated host. “I’ve been working on this apartment for a This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-Seven Buy Now Related Stories Interiors Issue 45 Home Tour: Ollivier & Gladys Chenel A pas de deux inside an antiques-filled Paris apartment. Interiors Issue 43 Home Tour: Rose Uniacke An elegant palazzo—in Pimlico. Design Interiors Issue 42 Studio Tour: Fernando Caruncho Gardens sit between the natural and the artificial. George Upton meets the man mediating between the two. Interiors I’LL BE YOUR MIRROR Worlds collide in a Milanese apartment. Design Interiors Issue 38 At Work With: Green River Project Aaron Aujla and Ben Bloomstein switched lanes from art to design, and found their true calling as outsiders in the world of interiors. Design Interiors Issue 34 Home Tour: The New Palace In a sleepy city in western Gujarat, Komal Sharma discovers the last maharaja of Morvi’s extravagant art deco playground.