Views over St Paul's Island

The architects stayed true to the same materials throughout the house, such as birch plywood, concrete, and leather…

Multi-function staircase

Storage cupboards at the bottom of the steps…

The original handsome door knocker remains…

Dining area and library

The floating library unit creates intrigue and serves a practical function creating pockets of space…

TERRACE DETAILS

Whitewashed custom mango dining table with mango and aluminium bowl by Marzia Chierichetti …

Walk-in Wardrobe

While the bedroom has storage drawers, the couple’s clothes are in a good-sized walk-in wardrobe. The lamp is Taccia by…

BEDSIDE LIGHT

Flos's Parentesi is a stylish bedside light…

DETAILS

Entry to dressing room showing a simplified Moorish arch, Niru cement plaster walls and palm wood mirror …

Dining Room

A stunning space of blue hues interspersed with red accents. The walls, on which Francis has emblazoned a pattern of…

New stairs

The old segues into the new on the first floor. Despite being very different in style, the simple, unfussy design…

Dining area

Birch plywood is treated and cut up into uniform planks for the flooring…

Third bedroom - reading nook

The deep green of this lounge chair echoes the green of the stained glass and the original tiles…

Shelving

Birch plywood is integrated into bespoke shelving…

HALLWAY DETAIL

The concrete finish is a textural contrast to the dark glass beside it…

DETAILS

Antique Indian hallway door in carved mango wood and hand wrought metal grille …

KITCHEN DETAIL

Detail of the brushed granite top…

Entrance to Bathroom

This is the only room to have doors for privacy, and these are a pair of old Indian doors bought…

Breakfast Room

One of the 19th century chairs from around the table…

DETAILS

Grey terrazzo kitchen top and backsplash …

LIVING ROOM

Rough hewn travertine adds depth and interest to the main feature wall, while some of the client’s personal items got…

ENTRY PORTAL

The custom designed portal is intentionally left with its original saw marks and rough timber. Handmade custom designed iron studs…

Detailing

Left: Birch plywood is integrated into bespoke shelving and; Right: the wall separating the staircase…

Original stairs

A chaise longue and light create a quiet corner that is one of Susan's favourite places in the home…

Wardrobe

The front door of an Indian house was upcycled to a wardrobe, custom made in Dubai. …

Shelving

Light accents intertwine with playful shelving…

Sala Nobile

Large mirrors, in Baroque curves, help give definition to windows which are dressed in blue curtains. The statement console and…

Detailing

Left: A metal circular staircase leading to the roof level is cleverly fit into a tight space. Right: Pockets of…

BEDROOM

Sleek shelving mixes books with quirky accessories for character…

LIVING

The soft furnishings were mostly selected at Zara Home, with the artworks from the Design House…

DETAILS

Bamboo cane adjuncts have been used as hooks for the curated collection of raffia hats on the corridor wall…

DETAILS

Traditional hand-woven raffia Kuba pillows from Congo …

HALLWAY TO BEDROOMS

The bookshelf cleverly breaks up the space yet allows for light and a view into the main living areas, creating…

KITCHEN

The kitchen has a luxurious feel both in its size and the materials used …

LIVING

A mix of lighting, from inserts to track, pendant and floor lamps help create the right ambience whatever the time…

Dining room

On paper, the dining room, are a mish-mash of styles but in reality the bold mix creates a statement space…

DINING NOOK

A curated mix of outdoor furniture and accessories add to the personal, informal summer feel of the decor…

ARTWORK

Inspired by his love of Japanese style, Keith painted this artwork. It says 'Chaos' in Japanese. 'The top part shows…

Mashrabiya

This detail was influenced by the traditional Arabic architectural fixture, a mashrabiya, an external windows that offers privacy while allowing…

ENTRY HALL DETAILS

A Russian brass cross dresses the vestibule to the guest bedroom. On the side a Tanzanian totem rests against the…