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Neutral nuances in Notting Hill

Notting Hill Studio House

  • London, UK

Moments from the bustle of Portobello Road in a gated area in Notting Hill, the house faces a wonderful garden. Sliding doors open up the rear of the house to invite the outside, inside. Graphite coloured eel-skin wall covering, clads the entrance lobby and contrasts with grey marble slab floors. In the light and airy living area a pair of asymmetric sofas curve around a circular cocktail table for easy conversation.

A flight of stairs is partially hidden behind huge geometrically patterned mirrors. The upper living room with vaulted ceiling has garden views. The colour palette throughout the house is grey and taupe; with a focus on texture. Matte painted walls, high gloss lacquer doors, boiled wool sofa fabrics, polished marble, mirror, long pile rugs, velvet, linen and gauzy semi-sheer curtains provide this textural interest. The furniture is all from dwp|michael reeves, with some additional vintage accents.

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