TRIUMPHANT DESIGN MEETS IMPECCABLE FRENCH STYLE AT ELYSEE
Acclaimed Parisian designer Jean-Lois Deniot brings his distinctive French flair to Miami residential tower Elysee’s elegant interior spaces.
From classic black and white marble and custom-designed mosaic patterns, to midcentury modern furniture accented by antique gold and silver leafing, Two Roads Development’s Elysee condomini- um is bringing the luxury of the French Riviera to Miami’s East Edgewater enclave. Elysee’s avant-garde design concepts are the creation of Parisian designer Jean-Louis Deniot, who has been recognized worldwide for his eclectic and emblematic interiors. Elysee marks the designer’s first high-rise condominium design project in the U.S.
Rising 57 stories directly on Biscayne Bay, Elysee will be home to 100 half-floor and full-floor resi- dences with three- to five-bedroom units ranging in size from 2,300 to 4,000 square feet. The slender glass tower, designed by Arquitectonica, features a unique three-tiered telescoping shape providing direct unobstructed 180 degree bay and city views from every residence.
“We are thrilled that our second East Edgewater project is underway,” said developer Reid Boren, managing partner of Two Roads Development. “ The market response to Elysee – even before the first shovel was in the ground – speaks to the strong demand for ultra-luxury living that is on the water- front, but also conveniently close to Miami’s urban core. With Bernardo Fort-Brescia’s iconic design and Jean-Louis Deniot’s chic interiors, Elysee will take its place among Miami’s signature buildings.”
Over the last decade, interior designer Jean-Lou- is Deniot has secured himself at the forefront of the international design scene. He was most recently featured on Architectural Digest’s 2018 AD100 list of the world’s preeminent talents in architecture and interior design. For Elysee, Deniot has drawn inspiration from the grand decors of the past and the glamour of the French Riviera in the 1930s and 1940s to create common areas that are fresh, stylish and eclectic, yet sleek, sophisticated and timeless. The result is a series of contemporary interior spaces punctuated by geometric diamond shapes, light oak and retro style furnishings, all in tones of dark blue, gray and off-white with touches of gold to echo the sun.
“My inspiration for the design of Elysee was to bring back a contemporary version of the early mid- century glamour when Miami was a very chic inter- national resort destination,” said Jean-Louis Deniot. “My design was very much guided by the building’s architecture – I wanted the palette to reflect the ex- teriors and the views of the sky and water from the inside. I wanted a chic, fun and airy design, an aes- thetic statement that reflects the exciting, artsy des- tination Miami is.”
Jean-Louis Deniot’s seamless finesse and signa- ture style can be found throughout Elysee’s com- mon area interior spaces, including the building’s grand lobby which features a foyer, sitting area, and the Owner’s Sky Lounge on the 30th-floor amenity level. Deniot’s influence is also reflected in Elysee’s individual residences, with custom-designed kitch- en and bathroom layouts. In the bathrooms, unique mosaic tile patterns and horizontal stripes pay hom- age to the French bathing suits of the 1930s. For the gourmet kitchens featuring ITALKRAFT cabinets, Deniot incorporates white brushed pine cabinets painted in off-white, mixed with custom terrazzo counter tops and top-of-the-line appliances.
Elysee is located in Miami’s elite East Edgewater enclave. The surrounding neighborhoods of the Mi- ami Design District, Wynwood Arts District, Midtown, and Miami Beach put residents within blocks of luxu- ry retail shops, high-end restaurants and world-class arts and culture venues. With construction now un- derway, Elysee is slated for delivery in 2020. www.elyseemiami.com