Idol Hotel: A Mid-Century Modern Paradise!

The Idol Hotel and It’s Outstanding Lighting Designs.

We found this incredible mid-century modern hotel design project and we want to share it with you. This article is not just about floor lamps but we’re sure you will love it. And it also features some incredible lighting designs.

Amazed? Come and Take a Look!


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Composed by Yann Gasparini, Jazz, Soul and Funk music lover, painted by Julie Gauthron, the funkiest decorator in Parisian hotel industry, renovated by Elegancia Hotels and AD-Tango, and cleverly set to music by Parisian Dj and record dealer François Mazza, the Idol Hotel is a joyful hymn to Black Music from the 60’s to the 80’s.

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Located on rue d’Edimbourg, just two steps away from the Opera Garnier, the grooviest hotel in the City of Lights celebrates this historically music-oriented neighbourhood (it is located exactly in the same street of the Conservatoire Municipal de Paris).

In the “musical” lobby, above the piles of vinyl records, the collection of sculptural “Clark” ceiling lights by the lighting brand DelightFULL (and made of gold-coated brass), gives the trumpet, the trombone and the organ a new function and announces the score about to be played in the hotel.

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Far away from current neo-minimalism, the hotel proudly displays its glittering wallpapers, its pop-coloured Corian furniture (red, green, orange), its spherical lamps (a reference to Studio 54, a temple of disco music in the 70’s) and all its cheeky smashing-up of colors: peacock blue-gold, fuchsia-olive green, yellow-red.

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You can also admire the magnificent Coltrane lamps designed by DelightFULL.

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Photo © Idol Hotel

Interior Designer: Julie Gauthron


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