At Home in Paris with Timothy Corrigan

Every since designer Timothy Corrigan lived in Paris as an advertising executive in the late 1980s, he has been a devoted francophile, in love not only with the beauty of France but also the country’s respect for its own culture and history. So it is no surprise that he maintains a residence in Paris as well as an office to service his many international clients. With a vast knowledge of antiques and the French decorative arts, Timothy’s signature style is to infuse each project with a timeless elegance and contemporary comfort – where design details and customization meet practicality – perhaps a marriage of his American and European sensibilities. Please join us in Paris with Timothy Corrigan as Susanna and I visit his beautiful 19th century apartment.

While Tim certainly has a reverence for the architectural details and provenance of his apartment, there is a certain insouciance to how he has layered the art and antiques, mixed with both his Schumacher fabric and furniture collections and more contemporary pieces. From the art hanging on mirrored doors to the strategically placed white marble of busts bridging the gap between old and new with the more modern white upholstery and the antique boiserie.

In Paris with Timothy Corrigan via quintessence-1And note in the video how he has cleverly expanded the visual landscape of the space further emphasizing the proportion and scale with a wink.

At Home in Paris with Timothy Corrigan via Quintessence-1Timothy’s talents are appreciated by a wide range of companies with whom he has collections. From Schumacher and (curtains above), Patterson, Flynn & Martin, to THG, Fromental, Royal Limoges and Samuel & Sons, the range reflects Tim’s passions and knowledge.

Timothy Corrigan chateau via Quintessence-1

Timothy Corrigan French chateau via Quintessence-1Be sure to visit our other visits with Timothy – at Chateau du Grand-Lucé, shopping at the flea market in Paris (with lots of great tips), at home in Los Angeles, and (the before) at his new chateau in the Loire valley (above).

At Home with Timothy Corrigan via Quintessence-1all photos by Stacey Bewkes for Quintessence

So thank you Timothy, it is always such a delight spending time with you and sharing your wonderful world of design! À bientôt!!


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14 Responses to At Home in Paris with Timothy Corrigan

  1. Stacey and Susanna….any moment spent with the two of you is pure bliss. Thank you so very much for this wonderful video. I love it….and you both! merci, merci! xo tc

  2. WOW is an understatement Stacey, just love how Timothy’s enthusiasm is infused in every inch of this Parisian apartment, what a wonderful spot to come home to…even if only one week of the month. Thank you for sharing…I feel inspired!

  3. Franki says:

    I said “WOW” seeing that hallway, etc. before said on video! What a master!! franki

  4. Edward Schaefer says:

    He does such wonderful work and I could move right into that apartment.

  5. Sheema Muneer says:

    What a wonderful video!!! Such a treat to see Timothy Corrigan…. that space is fabulous! I’m still reeling from the “mirror-glass” !
    Thank you for producing these gems and sharing them!
    Sheema Muneer

  6. Michele Pittel says:

    Well done! A great interview/ video (as always) and extraordinary design- That mirror…..truly brilliant. I dream every night that I get to follow you all around, soaking up your knowledge! You put a smile on my face with each visit to Quintessence :)

  7. Virginia Billeaud Anderson says:

    Mr. Corrigan’s design is gorgeous. Thank you.

  8. Neil Pleskovitch says:

    Every time you take us along on a field trip it’s like Christmas morning! Always evolving my eye through your lens.

  9. La Contessa says:

    I LOVE IT!
    Am off to shop the fabrics!Where can I put that RED VELVET?Do you think the HOUSE PIGGY BANKSY would like some pillows out of it?!!HE LOVES PILLOWS!The paintings the 4C AD BUST all TOO GORGEOUS!
    THE MAN HAS WONDERFUL TASTE and WE get TO ENJOY IT HERE!
    THANK YOU for allowing us into his WORL

  10. Kathleen Scheinfeld says:

    Stacey you have done a wonderful job of capturing the joy and excitement of Tim and
    Susanna. What a treat, I want to wander on down the street with them. That apartment
    is a dream. So lucky to have spent many hours in those elegant but oh so cozy rooms.
    Timothy Corrigan strikes again!
    Thank you so much

  11. Katherine Stephens says:

    What a delight….checked all of the boxes and then some !You know when you’ve SEEN something wonderful !!!
    Many thanks

  12. Patrick says:

    Awesome as always!

  13. Jade says:

    Absolutely stunning! I’ve been in the fine art industry most of my life and this still took my breath away! As people above have already said – just WOW is an understatement.

    Jade
    http://wordsandwinewithjade.blogspot.com/

  14. Stunning house! Thanks for sharing Stacey! All the best, Carolina at Ironmongery Experts.

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