A jumble of rooms in a 4-bedroom Victorian house in north-west London has been transformed into a modern space full of cunning tricks.
The first glimpse into the owners’ world is through the fish tank, which brings light into the entrance. The original narrow hallway has been removed to win back square-footage for the living room. The fussy Victorian balustrade, meanwhile, has been replaced with a solid wall, which lends itself better to the simple, clean lines of the space.
Bespoke shelving keeps their music collection organised. It incorporates cupboards with screens made from the same material used to cover Marshall amplifiers, which allows the transmission of infrared, enabling the couple to keep gadgets such as the DVD player hidden. This room has often been transformed into their very own nightclub!
The dining room floor is laid with easy-to-maintain porcelain tiles. The white walls and outdoor units (which feature the same worktop as the kitchen units) bring an architectural feel to the space, adding to the illusion that there is another room outside.
The smallest bedroom was converted into a bathroom with a walk-in shower. Its tiled in ceramic tiles that are usually used as cladding on skyscrapers a very hard-wearing choice.