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Steal This Look: A Modern Victorian Bedroom in London

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Steal This Look: A Modern Victorian Bedroom in London

July 13, 2021

Ever since we posted on architect Paul West’s Victorian duplex in Stoke Newington, London, we’ve been thinking about the tranquil nature of two-tone white paint and the lasting appeal of modern, back-to-basics design. Here we detail the key elements of the main bedroom from furniture to finishes.

Photography courtesy of The Modern House.

the bedroom is equipped with good bones: victorian detailing, complete with shu 9
Above: The bedroom is equipped with good bones: Victorian detailing, complete with shutters, and wood floors. Photograph from English Translation: A Compact Victorian Gets an Eclectic but Cohesive Makeover.
an oversized paper lantern hangs near the window to delineate the sleeping spac 10
Above: An oversized paper lantern hangs near the window to delineate the sleeping space from the seating area. Photograph from English Translation: A Compact Victorian Gets an Eclectic but Cohesive Makeover.
a metal four poster bed and jute rug anchors the tidy room. photograph from eng 12
Above: A metal four-poster bed and jute rug anchors the tidy room. Photograph from English Translation: A Compact Victorian Gets an Eclectic but Cohesive Makeover.
a vintage stool stands next to unique built in dresser storage. photograph from 13
Above: A vintage stool stands next to unique built-in dresser storage. Photograph from English Translation: A Compact Victorian Gets an Eclectic but Cohesive Makeover.

Paint

the walls are painted in farrow & ball wimborne white. 15
Above: The walls are painted in Farrow & Ball Wimborne White.
the original shutters to the home, the built in storage cabinet, and added ward 17
Above: The original shutters to the home, the built-in storage cabinet, and added wardrobe are all painted in Farrow & Ball Shaded White.

Furniture

from room & board, the architecture queen bed, shown in white, is \$\1,499. 19
Above: From Room & Board, the Architecture Queen Bed, shown in white, is $1,499.
the classic hans wegner pp\2\25 flag halyard chair is available through danish  21
Above: The classic Hans Wegner PP225 Flag Halyard Chair is available through Danish Design Store; contact for price and availability.
the bedside tables shown are vintage sourced from forest in london. for somethi 23
Above: The bedside tables shown are vintage sourced from Forest in London. For something similar, the Mara Side Table from Article is $199.

Lighting & Hardware

the oversized lantern is the hay rice paper shade 80cm; \$73.49 from blu kat in 25
Above: The oversized lantern is the HAY Rice Paper Shade 80cm; $73.49 from Blu Kat in Stockholm through Trouva.
the original btc hector table lamp is \$359 at design within reach. 27
Above: The Original BTC Hector Table Lamp is $359 at Design Within Reach.
the black painted radiator is from castrads: the mercury radiator comes in a ra 29
Above: The black-painted radiator is from Castrads: the Mercury Radiator comes in a range of sizes/columns through Castrads.
the berenson hardware black cabinet knobs are \$\2.\2\1 each from my knobs. 31
Above: The Berenson Hardware Black Cabinet Knobs are $2.21 each from My Knobs.

Textiles

the jute boucle rug comes in a range of sizes priced from \$\1\24.99 to \$\250  33
Above: The Jute Boucle Rug comes in a range of sizes priced from $124.99 to $250 depending at West Elm.
the textured herringbone blanket is £\245 from mourne textiles. 35
Above: The Textured Herringbone Blanket is £245 from Mourne Textiles.
simple linen pillows in bronze are \$85 at hawkins new york. 37
Above: Simple Linen Pillows in Bronze are $85 at Hawkins New York.
from felin fach in wales, the garreg ddu welsh blanket is £\195 felin fach. 39
Above: From Felin Fach in Wales, the Garreg DDU Welsh Blanket is £195 Felin Fach.

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