Take a tour around a minimalist pad in Earl's Court

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The living room is an unfussy, contemporary space with cool furniture, yet its flashes of citrus colour along with the angled and arched lower windows mean it's far from bland.

1/8 Living room

living room with white wall and sofa set cushions

(Image credit: Future PLC /Paul Massey)

Two sofas and an ottoman from Minotti create an L-shaped seating area. John Lewis sells a wide range of colourful cushions.

2/8 Stairs

staircase with book shelves and wooden flooring

(Image credit: Future PLC /Paul Massey)

The staircase leads up to a mezzanine level above the kitchen, providing storage underneath for books.

3/8 Kitchen

kitchen with dark wooden cabinet and person

(Image credit: Future PLC /Paul Massey)

The kitchen is a big, connected space, perfect for entertaining. Sleek, dark wooden cabinets give the kitchen a streamlined look. Try Alno for similar.

4/8 Kitchen island

orange leather stool with white wall and sink

(Image credit: Future PLC /Paul Massey)

The orange leather-topped kitchen stools are by Jasper Morrison, from Capellini. The kitchen worktop is Corian and the floor is fired acacia wood from Element 7. Walls are painted in Farrow & Ball's Strong White.

5/8 Study

home office with computer and chair

(Image credit: Future PLC /Paul Massey)

The home office has been kept cool and simple to aid concentration.

Twentytwentyone does similar chairs by Eames. The computer desk is by Le Corbusier.

6/8 Hallway

hallway with staircase carpet and white wall

(Image credit: Future PLC /Paul Massey)

The corridors are painted in Farrow & Ball's Hardwick White

7/8 Bedroom

bedroom with wooden ceiling fitted cupboard and bed

(Image credit: Future PLC /Paul Massey)

Floor-to-ceiling fitted cupboards provide plenty of storage in the bedroom, while the gas fire with its marble surround adds a cosy focal point.

The dark brown woven leather bed is from the Bartlett collection by Gordon Guillaumier for Minotti. The armchair and footstool are from B&B Italia.

8/8 Bathroom

bathroom with white bathtub and towel

(Image credit: Future PLC /Paul Massey)

The en-suite bathroom is a serene space, with pristine white Corian bathware on limestone tiling. The warmth of the dark wood provides an elegant contrast. The taps are from Czech & Speake.

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Heather Young

Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and Editor-In-Chief since 2023. She is an interiors journalist and editor who’s been working for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines for over 20 years, both in-house and as a freelancer.