North London Home Renovation by Smartstyle Interiors 1

A Home Renovation in North London

 

When we were tasked with designing this beautiful home in Muswell Hill, North London, we were challenged to make the home's compact rooms feel spacious and bright, particularly in the lounge, breakfast room, kitchen and two of the home's three bedrooms

 
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The starting point for the home's design scheme was a blue and white lamp that the client already owned and cherished. We found a cushion cover that complemented the lamp and the whole scheme built from there. 

We worked with a number of crafts people whilst designing this space and their talent can be seen in the beautifully reupholstered chairs, bespoke cabinetry and gorgeous window treatments throughout the home. We were especially excited to reupholster our client's sofa, antique chairs, and dining chairs in fresh fabrics that gave them a new life in each updated space. By thoughtfully choosing pieces with very different textures, we were able to give these rooms a lot of depth and warmth whilst still keeping them bright and airy. 

We wanted to keep the breakfast room neutral but instead of using a light cream colour on the walls, we decided on a darker colour which makes the white period fireplace and woodwork really stand out whilst still complementing the rest of the room's colour scheme.

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I’ve worked with Phoebe on two separate house renovations in London and Yorkshire. Throughout both projects, I’ve been impressed with her ability to understand and deliver on my requirements, while at the same time helping me to push the boundaries of my decorative taste.

Some of the best bits of the designs were things that I wouldn’t have considered if left to my own devices. Phoebe was always on time with what she promised to deliver and persistent in sorting out any problems that arose - not that there were many. Her pricing structure is open and transparent and she understands the restrictions of a budget.

All in all, she’s a professional and I’m happy to recommend her work.
— CLARE GARDNER