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Sandrine Alouf Hôtel Whistler, Paris

Chambre Twin

“Atmosphere-maker”

It took imagination to invent a clever title for someone who defines the mood of a place. According to Sandrine Alouf, an “atmosphere-maker” develops the feeling of any place where human beings move around.

Defining herself as neither architect nor interior designer, this part-Belgian, part-Lebanese young woman has combined both in an unusual career. After being a museum curator in Belgium and then making her living as a photographer, she became an “atmosphere-maker”. Today she juggles interior design, scenography, art installations and also realizes design objcts (chairs, rugs, wallpaper…). For the Whistler Hotel, Sandrine reworked Art Deco codes: velvet curtains, leathers, gilded brass wall sconces and fine glass, all in a palette of blues and tarnished tones…