Where does the actress Elsa Zylberstein live?


Where does the actress Elsa Zylberstein live?

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On the occasion of the kick-off of the illuminations of the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, interview ofElsa Zylberstein. Patron of the charity event "Winter Time 2016", the actress succeeds for this second edition to Pascal Elbé. The ideal excuse to talk about light and decoration in the magical atmosphere of Christmas. Read also> Where does the actor Pascal Elbé live?

Currently starring the film "The heads of employment" alongside Franck Dubosc and François-Xavier Demaison, Elsa Zylberstein will be released in February 2017 "A bag of marbles", a film by Christian Duguay. But it's not cinema that we talked about, only what gives a soul to a place! She seems to excel.

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In 2012, she fell in love with an apartment in a 1930s building on the right bank. Assisted by her best friend, she has redone everything, favoring the gray Dior and a very Venetian inspiration. Chineuse for years, Elsa is a true creator of atmospheres. Every object looks like him. Intimate visit of his fairy boudoir.

Your favorite room where you like to be and spend time?

Elsa Zylberstein: My work piece. It is duplex! Very bright and welcoming, it is conceived as an artist's studio. This is where I get my writers, my partners - like recently Franck Dubost - and I work on my scripts. It is here that I have taken violin lessons for my next film "The bag of marbles". There is a large square table by Christian Liaigre covered with art books - I collect them! - and two huge libraries overflowing with books.

Your furniture: rather modern, ultra design, family, pitcher?

Elsa Zylberstein: From apartment to apartment, all the furniture and objects that I have chosen follow me and find their place. In the previous, it was a parquet floor, moldings and fireplaces! This one is a mixture of Venetian atmosphere with gray chenille sofas, Mario Fortuny lamps, pieces by Moissonnier, Christian Liaigre seats and leather banquettes.

The most unusual or unexpected that can be discovered at home?

Elsa Zylberstein: What strikes my friends is the very boudoir atmosphere of my home. And above all, we feel good waves!

An object or piece of furniture that you could not separate?

Elsa Zylberstein: The portrait of a woman: a painting hanging in the back of my room. I inherited it from my grandmother. And then the sculpture of a man and a woman hugging each other: a gift from Claude Lelouch he made for my birthday, returning from a trip to Chicago.

The colors that dominate your interior?

Elsa Zylberstein: I wanted the whole apartment to be gray Dior. I combined several shades of gray from Farrow & Ball. One exception for the room which is pale pink. I brought some touches of color with cushions bought in Venice at Fortuny.

Your last purchase - useful or futile! - for the House ?

Elsa Zylberstein: Small blinds in white linen from Toiles de Mayenne.

The kitchen, rather open or closed?

Elsa Zylberstein: Closed. Very small but very functional, it is black and gray.

A dish unexpectedly on the go for your friends? Your specialty?

Elsa Zylberstein: A chicken with curry or lemon confit. Generally when I get, it's most often upstairs in my work room: I prepare an aperitif that can last for hours!

Rather candle or rather perfume of atmosphere?

Elsa Zylberstein: I love candles, I put them everywhere. I like those at Diptyque and the Nose shop. My new discovery: big oval candles that crackle like firewood. At this moment, I burn incense offered by my American agent.

"I love candles, I put them everywhere."

Ellsa Zylberstein

Curtains, doors, shutters? What does it inspire you?

Elsa Zylberstein: I had big heavy gray silk taffeta curtains in the living room, and in my room they are pale pink.

What is on your bedside table?

Elsa Zylberstein: Books ... especially "Les oubliés du dimanche" by Valérie Perrin (Albin Michel) and Amma's "Everything is in you" (Éditions Points-Vivre). Amma is my guide and her bracelets do not leave me. I also keep the beautiful boxes (Hermes, etc.), photos of India with Jean Dujardin, Claude Lelouch ...

Do you dream of one more room? If so, for what purpose?

Elsa Zylberstein: It would be an all white room with a sofa, a large leather armchair and a Venetian chandelier adorned with tassels! And if I could have a second (!): I would like to have a piece of English style flowered in Chintz. I love creating atmospheres.

Inside a personality that you would have liked to live?

Elsa Zylberstein: The exceptional apartment of the decorator Madeleine Castaing where I had the chance to go to dinner several times when Ismail Merchant and Jame Ivory occupied it.

Rather orderly or messy?

Elsa Zylberstein: I am more of an accumulator than a mess. There are everywhere, it's overflowing. Nothing is ever "clean", I always need to add here or there, a small pot of flowers, a book ...

Are you green plants, flowers, balcony, terrace, garden?

Elsa Zylberstein: It is to René Veyrat that I entrust the mission of blooming my terrace. At this moment, there is nothing and I will wait for sunny days. I have however a beautiful orchid that has just been offered.

Your addresses or favorite brands for the home (shopping, decoration, florist, etc.)?

Elsa Zylberstein:

- For furniture: Moissonnier and Christian Liaigre;

- For the lamps: Marino Fortuny;

- For fabrics: Pierre Frey, 1-2, rue Furstenberg, 75006 Paris;

- For candles: Nose - 20, Rue Bachaumont, 75002 Paris;

Elsa Zylberstein's news:

- On his website:;

- His new films: "The heads of employment", a feature film by Franck Magnier and Alexandre Charlot (in theaters since November 15, 2016) and "A bag of marbles", a film by Christian Duguay (planned release in February 2017).

- To find out more about the Winter time 2016 raffle organized by the Faubourg Saint-Honoré Committee: Note that the full benefits will be donated to the SOS Préma Association, mobilized from parents of premature and hospitalized newborns. Draw at the end of January 2017.