The textured slate floor, along with the hardwood worktops, adds richness to the white and stainless-steel scheme in this kitchen. The skylights allow light to flood into the room, minimising the closed-off effect from the partition wall.
1/10 White kitchen
Visit MFI to find similar kitchen units.
2/10 Kitchen storage
Glass shelves provide a modern place to store and display an alcohol collection ready for a party. Recessed lighting, hidden in boxy shelving units and under the sink, mean that with a flick of a switch, the mood of the kitchen can be changed from bright and functional, to mellow and cool.
Find dark wood veneer panels at Moss & Co.
3/10 Dining room
This round table, perfect for entertaining, is a great centrepiece for the rest of the modern design in this dining room. The red is a stark contrast to the black and white, its impact strengthened by repetition of the colour in the poster.
Allposters.co.uk have a great selection of posters.
4/10 Living room
In the main living space, frosted glass wall panels are perfect cover-ups for shelves and storage, as well as hiding the flue for the open fire. The wood veneer echoes the teak used in the kitchen. A fuchsia coffee table, which was originally a footstool, but has been transformed with toughened glass, lifts the dark wood for a shot of modern colour.
Get a fireplace like this from B&Q.
5/10 Living room sofa
A capacious creamy sofa is bought to life with mismatched modern cushions. A black string curtain seperates the open-plan living room from the dining room without shutting out light, allowing both spaces to appear bigger.
Flexform sells cream sofas.
To create a designated hallway space, where the stairs are kept separate from the rest of the open-plan living area, partition walls have been erected around the staircase. Painted matt black and teamed with an Oriental-style sideboard, this structure doesn't fail to make an impact.
Find Oriental furniture at Orchid.
7/10 Bedroom storage
This glass walkway, leading from the main bedroom to the bathroom, allows light to flow through the small space. The green glass is also a good contrast for the dark wood, bringing a modern feel to what could be a traditional space.
To have a similar glass walkway built, visit Specialist Glass Products Ltd.
A wide shelf in front of the bath, for candles, flowers and toiletries, adds to the luxurious feeling in this bathroom. A mirrored wall doubles the sense of light and space, while the neutral stone, continued from the floor onto the bath, creates a seamless, modern look.
Visit Stone Age for all manner of stone bathroom products.
9/10 Bathroom shower
Lined in slate tiles, this steam room has an enveloping feel with a modern appearance. A glass roof allows for stargazing while relaxing in the heat. A frosted panel acts as a shower screen for privacy.
Find a wide range of bathroom tiles at Topps Tiles.
Wood veneer panels hide storage and lighting in this bedroom. A purple bedspread and curtains bring colour to the room, lightening the moody vibe and adding a sumptuous feel. The padded leather headboard brings a touch of hotel chic.
For modern bedspreads try The Conran Shop.
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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.
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