Ministry of Chic: Hôtel du Ministère by Agence François Champsaur

Sconces by Atelier de Troupe are installed on a custom oak headboard. Above it is Alain Clément’s gouache. Photography by Francis Amiand.

Above a leather-covered banquette in the breakfast room at the Hôtel du Ministère in Paris, Agence François Champsaur hung Persiennes, a lithograph by the street artist known as L’Atlas. Photography by Francis Amiand.

A chair by Franco Albini sits on a guest room’s custom carpet. Photography by Francis Amiand.

Hans Wegner’s chairs surround a custom marble-topped table in the breakfast room. Photography by Francis Amiand.

Beech paneling wraps a guest room. Photography by Francis Amiand.

Un Monde en Profondeur, Agathe May’s ink engraving, hangs in the sitting area beneath the oak staircase of a suite. Photography by Francis Amiand.

Serge Mouille’s lamp stands in front of a guest room’s skylight, the blackened-steel frame original to the 1919 building but the double-glazing new. Photography by Francis Amiand.

Stools by BassamFellows pull up to the breakfast room’s Carrara marble bar. Photography by Francis Amiand.

Carlo Mollino designed the armchair in a guest room that also features Max’s Ghost, an etching by Dominique Labauvie. Photography by Francis Amiand.

In another room, François Champsaur paired his own chair with a Christophe Delcourt desk. Photography by Francis Amiand.

Ceramic tile creates a composition on a bathroom’s wall and floor. Photography by Francis Amiand.

Arbo, a painted steel sculpture by Sébastien Kito, joins the courtyard’s custom benches in painted pine. Photography by Francis Amiand.

Pillows by Nathalie Du Pasquier accessorize most beds. Photography by Francis Amiand.

Champsaur placed his own table and chair beneath Arik Levy’s chandelier in a suite. Photography by Francis Amiand.

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