Neutral basement living room with glazed roof panel

Think carefully about lighting when planning a basement conversion. Here, a large glazed door, plus a roof light ensure the space is anything but dingy. A trio of mirrors also help to bounce light around the room, while adding a decorative effect. At night, spotlights take over and keep things bright.

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Buy now: one-arm Hamilton sofa, around £6,000, Minotti

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