Mixing contemporary furnishings with older architecture is one of my favorites. Here in San Francisco we have the perfect opportunity, as do many of you in areas with older homes or apartments, to juxtapose clean modern with great old bones.
Interiors: Minimalist interior design by Joseph Dirand. The New York Times takes us inside the French architect's stunning Paris apartment. Seen here is his small kitchen - copper accents, unique marble and herringbone/chevron floors.