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Diplomatic Representation in Brussels – How to naturally illuminate a dark office ?

In autumn and winter, the sun is getting scarcer and scarcer. At the end of the year, the sun’s rays, when it deigns to show the tip of its nose, hardly ever reach the windows of the offices of the Permanent Representation of France to the EU in Brussels. Pierre-Alexandre, the head of the economic...

How to naturally light a haussmann apartment in Paris ?

Espaciel continues its collaborations with influencers, today we will talk about Victoria, a Parisian blogger.  Haussmannien Apartment in Paris – Photo Victoria Duclos  Victoria, influencer in Paris Victoria Duclos Victoria is 27 years old, she has been living in the capital for 7 years with her lover and her big cat in the 20th arrondissement of Paris.  On her Instagram account, Victoria shares photos  of her friends,  her meals, her decoration and more simply her daily life.  She got into the game  a while ago by following bloggers and now it has become a real passion for her. It was a hobby for Victoria but it finally made her want to work on these issues...

How to illuminate a north-facing Paris apartment ?

Cathy, a young executive living in Paris, managed to find an almost perfect apartment, the only disadvantage being that it is north-facing. In this article, find out how Cathy succeeded in bringing natural light into her interior… Hello Cathy, so, talk to us about your apartment I live in a ground floorapartment in Paris, and my windows...

How to make your stay brighter despite the balcony above ?

Gabrielle lives in a ground floor apartment in a 1960s residence in Bourg la Reine. His living room is connected to the garden by a balcony above which is repeated on each floor of the building. The presence of the balcony above creates a cap effect. Gabrielle found her apartment dark. It has installed Espaciel Reflectors. Discover how Gabrielle made her living room facing the garden naturally pleasant and bright despite the shade cast from the balcony of the neighbour above.  Owner : GabrielleType of accommodation : Apartment on the ground floorCity : Bourg la Reine (Ile-de-France)Opening : French windows Pièces : Living roomEspaciel model installed : Balcony Reflector and Garden Reflector Configuration and solutions...

How to light a town house in natural light, without doing any construction work ?

Émilie lives in a town house in Ménilmontant. This district of Paris is known for its relaxed and bohemian atmosphere. A piece of town that looks like a village on a hillside. The only shadow on the picture, the relief is hilly and the nearby presence of large buildings deprives Emilie of natural light. In the morning, the sun reverberates at home from a nearby building, but on grey days, her home remains dark.  Discover how Emily brought daylight into her home without doing any construction work.  A walk in Ménilmontant  Owner : ÉmilieType of accommodation : Maison de villeCity : ParisOpening : WindowRoom : Living...

How do you light your interior when you have buildings opposite each other? – Testimony of Karine in Paris

Discover in this new first-hand account how Karine managed to naturally illuminate her living room. As a teleworker she spends a great deal of time at home. Her apartment is south-east facing, and in theory all the criteria are met for her to take full advantage of her living room. Tall buildings opposite, however, block...

How to light a room in the basement ?

Discover in this new testimony, how Julian and his girlfriend were able to light a room in the basement. The main living rooms are located in a south-facing position. Living room, bedrooms and kitchens are well lit, but the  basement remains very dark. They decided to look for a solution to make  this room brighter. Discover how Espaciel has made this room a naturally brighter place.  Can you tell us about your home ? Not long ago my girlfriend and I had a twin house built in Lausanne, in the city. We have paid attention to the natural light inside  our rooms.  That’s why we decided to build the house on a southern orientation.  During construction, we were advised to...

How to enjoy the winter sun with the wall reflector – Ideas and tips

The sun is at its lowest during the winter. In January, at midday, it barely rises 20° in the sky, and during the day it only shines from 9 to 5. When the sky finally clears in the heart of the grim winter months, how can you take maximum advantage of this rare and precious sunshine?...

Winter Sun & Balcony Cap: How to light a dark room? – Testimony of Thomas in Montreal

Thomas and Sophie have just moved into their new home in Montreal, Canada; their apartment is located on the first floor of a small apartment building and their terrace is at the rear of the building. Unfortunately, the balcony above acts as an awning, stopping the light from reaching their terrace and the interior of...

Lack of light in a ground floor on inner courtyard – Testimony of Christian in Paris

When Christian contacted us, he was skeptical concerning the advantages of window reflectors. Today he attests to the unexpected natural light potential that has literally transformed his ground floor apartment.  « I live in a ground floor apartment in Paris. My windows are fitted with window boxes and the living room gives onto the terrace, so...