Interior Designed house
Thursday 09 May 2013
Championing British suppliers and makers, ranging from traditionally hand made sofas, fabrics woven in mills across the UK as well as paints innovatively recycled in West Sussex, Clare offers clients a sustainable interior design solution that celebrates the Best of British skilled industries, without incurring the over inflated price tag usually associated with Eco Design Solutions.
Pascoe Interiors was commissioned to design the interior or No.22 Fournier Street, one of the first houses built in the area after WW11, which stands out amid the Georgian terrace due to its classic 1950’s architecture.
Taking inspiration from the original features and era of the property to seamlessly marry the interior design and decoration with the architecture of the building, Clare selected original mid century furniture, vintage accessories and archive design wallpapers to complete the look. The crisp lines of the 1950’s style of the building give a timelessly contemporary air to the building.
Clare designed the basement ‘party space’ with humour by accessorising the room with a Shakesperean bust and mannequin lamp. Pattern is injected with the contemporary sofa and the silk floor rug.
The first floor living room is filled with the light, created by the new roof terrace following the re-working of the rear elevation. The monochromatic palette is broken by touches of mustard yellow, and softened by the use of a feature wallpapered wall. The stunning original rosewood chairs are off set by a contemporary Corian topped sideboard and desk. Industrial artwork gives a nod to the areas historical surroundings.
The guest bedroom, dressing room and en suite are on the second floor has a feminine feel with a yellow feature wall, on which is a collection of original screen prints. The vintage rosewood bed and mid-century wardrobe add warmth and patina.
The master suite is on the top floor sees a change of palette reflecting that this is the home owners private sanctuary at the top of the house. Again, warmth and patina are added through Danish rosewood furniture, accented by a collection of decorative gold frames.
The overall feel of this property is a contemporary celebration of Mid Century furniture, demonstrating how an eclectic mix across the mid century era, off set with contemporary elements, can result in a timeless interior that is not slavishly vintage, while discretely showcasing a wealth of highly collectable original furniture and art work.