House Call: Found Associates in London by

September 25, 2011

House Call: Found Associates in London

Issue · · September 25, 2011

This Notting Hill townhouse remodel by London-based Found Associates (Remodelista Directory members) involved stripping the house's interior back to a mere shell and lowering the basement floor (at one point, the architects say, one could stand in the mud at the bottom of the house and look straight up to the roof). The owner of the house happens to be Jamie Theakston, a UK media personality described by the London Times as an "aspiring interiorista"; working closely with Found, Theakston created warm, personality-filled interiors outfitted mostly with midcentury finds from eBay. To see more, go to Found Associates.

Found Associates Notthing Hill Remodelista A+D directory

Above: The exterior of the classic five-story London terraced house retains its traditional charm.

Found Associates Notthing Hill Remodelista A+D directory

Above: A Venini chandelier adds a romantic note in the stairwell.

Above: A series of Vladimir Tretchikoff-style 1970s portraits complement the Danish modern furniture.

Found Associates Notthing Hill Remodelista A+D directory

Above: The floor in the basement was lowered in order to accommodate the kitchen; the rough-hewn wood cabinetry contrasts with the polished stainless steel island unit from Boffi and the concrete floors.

Found Associates Notthing Hill Remodelista A+D directory

Above: Subway tiles emphasize the hearth-like aspect of the Aga.

Found Associates Notthing Hill Remodelista A+D directory

Above: Commemorative royal plates purchased on eBay add a quirky decorative touch.

Found Associates Notthing Hill Remodelista A+D directory

Above: Walls are painted pale gray wall to complement the rustic wood surfaces.

Found Associates Notthing Hill Remodelista A+D directory

Above: Black shutters diffuse light and accent an otherwise neutral palette in the bedroom.

Found Associates Notthing Hill Remodelista A+D directory

Above: The classic tiled bath was inspired by men's club bathrooms.

Found Associates Notthing Hill Remodelista A+D directory

Above: In a children's room, the fireplace surround is painted the same shade as the walls, creating a seamless backdrop.

Found Associates Notthing Hill Remodelista A+D directory

Above: Photography by Found Associates and Paul Massey for Living Etc.



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