Inside a Cool Curated Loft That Exudes French-Girl Style

It’s not easy to place Alessandra Salituri’s loft at first glance. Is it in Paris? The elegant French doors and curated art collection certainly suggest so. Or perhaps it’s nestled in Manhattan: The warehouse ceiling and industrial windows could belong in SoHo or TriBeCa. Salituri, an art dealer, interior stylist, and founder of online gallery Citizen Atelier, admits both were the inspiration for her elegant loft in Montréal. “Born and raised in Montréal, I love a European-inspired aesthetic and always dreamed of living in a Parisian-type loft in the heart of the Old Port,” she tells MyDomaine. “The second I saw the space I had a coup de coeur—it was a beautiful reflection of my aesthetic, and I felt like it was designed for me.”

The one-bedroom apartment has character in spades—it’s one of several rental apartments designed and owned by Nathalie Bouchard and Annie Horth of Creative Flats. Originally built in 1912, the 10-floor Unity building in Montreal’s Paper Hill is now considered a historic monument. While much of the design and styling is the work of Bouchard and Horth, Salituri’s expertise put her in a unique position to add her own touch via art from her online gallery. Take a peek inside this Paris-meets-NYC loft for a lesson in styling.