HISTORY LESSON
25 Beautiful Homes|November 2021
Award-winning interior designer Katharine Pooley knew just how to make this sitting room contemporary, while also paying homage to the home’s historic past
MELANIE WHITEHOUSE


PROJECT DETAILS

OWNER Alastair Askington

HOUSE A 6,000sq ft, seven-floor, white stucco Victorian townhouse in central London, which was originally built as a coach house

WORK A redesign retaining the original facade but replacing and renovating everything else

OLD MEETS NEW

Modern art sits comfortably in this scheme, which is filled with antiques such as the Chinese stools by the fireplace and the Venetian mirror.

Art by Rebecca Meanley. Bella Figura’s Burlington Gardens chandelier, from £6,850, is similar

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