reception rooms - interior design

Dated reception with old fashioned fittings, lack of effective storage and tired furnishings


reception designs

New colour scheme incorporating clients love of red balanced with earthy mahogany and natural cream tones. New berry bespoke curtains and accent roman blinds add subtle drama to the newly light, airy double aspect space. New dark wood flooring installed. New furnishings include coffee tables/tv units, armchair all curved to create shape in the angular room. New lighing including wall and pendant lights in silk – all dimmable and flexible.


reception hay on wye

Existing bookshelf and dresser upcycled in Annie Sloane cream paints. Other works included new radiator, electrics, coving installed, new curtain poles.



reception room

A dark yellow painted space with old carpets and shady downlighters all of which made the room seem too neutral.

reception room

A cold, dated, double height reception room was transformed by elements creating warmth, character and glamour. Bespoke plush curtains and roman blinds at the tall windows, tactile shaggy rugs on the floor and cashmere and wool throws over the sofas and fabric ottomans added softness. The solid oak flooring stained a Jacobean walnut added character in keeping with the historic original beams. The downlighters creating shade were replaced with uplit reflective chandeliers and floor lamps all on a dimmable control which created endless flexible lighting options.


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Envelope of space was magnolia walls, single pendant light, dark brown fireplace surround. The features of huge crittal windows, original parquet flooring and window seat with hidden storage were lost in blandness and neutrality.


reception room london

Walls painted in cream to reflect light, a cole and son feature wall installed, new custom made turquoise silk curtains insalled on a hidden track system, unique vintage silk cushions and wool rug sourced to add texture and softness against the beautiful resanded parquet wooden floors. New dimmable lighting feature installed, with floor lamp adding flexible lighting options. Fireplace painted in metallic pewter toning well with the feature wallpaper.

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