Decorating & Design

August 3, 2023

Ajiri Aki’s Tips For Decorating The Parisian Way

Parisian-based Ajiri Aki is the founder of the company Madame de la Maison, a site that sells items she sources in Paris flea markets (think antique mirrors, cake stands, silver trays and linen napkins). Born in Texas, Ajiri was always drawn to the French way of life, begging her Nigerian-Jamaican mother to pull out the fine china for everyday meals. As an adult, Ajiri promised herself she would never hesitate to use her treasured pieces and moved to Paris in 2011 to fully embrace French style.

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Author: Elena Sénéchal-Becker

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Joie: A Parisian's Guide to Celebrating The Good Life by Ajiri Aki (Clarkson Potter, Random House, 2023)