A tired and conventional Edwardian mansion flat in the heart of Kensington, complete with dilapidated studio, is brought back to life, and the 21st century, with a radical renovation. What felt like a long and narrow corridor with rooms leading off it, is now a bright and welcoming family home with a great feeling of space.
THE BEAUTY OF WOOL COMPETITION
EFR Interiors winner of the professional designer category, as seen in Homes & Gardens April's issue 2014.
"My scheme challenges the common perception of wool. Rather than just "country" and "cosy", wool can also be urban and contemporary without losing any of its warmth. I have combined sleek lines with bold colours, drawing from the sartorial tradition of my home country Italy and the UK."
The task was to design the new French office for a multinational pharmaceutical company, combining high efficiency with high design credentials. As well as space planning for a workforce of 170 employees, the project involved designing reception, meeting rooms and break out areas.