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. 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. 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. 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. 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 Above: The walls are painted in Farrow & Ball Wimborne White. Above: The original shutters to the home, the built-in storage cabinet, and added wardrobe are all painted in Farrow & Ball Shaded White. Furniture Above: From Room & Board, the Architecture Queen Bed, shown in white, is $1,499. Above: The classic Hans Wegner PP225 Flag Halyard Chair is available through Danish Design Store; contact for price and availability. 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 Above: The oversized lantern is the HAY Rice Paper Shade 80cm; $73.49 from Blu Kat in Stockholm through Trouva. Above: The Original BTC Hector Table Lamp is $359 at Design Within Reach. Above: The black-painted radiator is from Castrads: the Mercury Radiator comes in a range of sizes/columns through Castrads. Above: The Berenson Hardware Black Cabinet Knobs are $2.21 each from My Knobs. Textiles Above: The Jute Boucle Rug comes in a range of sizes priced from $124.99 to $250 depending at West Elm. Above: The Textured Herringbone Blanket is £245 from Mourne Textiles. Above: Simple Linen Pillows in Bronze are $85 at Hawkins New York. Above: From Felin Fach in Wales, the Garreg DDU Welsh Blanket is £195 Felin Fach.
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