TRUE COLOURS
25 Beautiful Homes|December 2020
A dreary townhouse was the perfect place for Ana Engelhorn to express her love for vibrant shades
JO LEEVERS

DINING ROOM

‘I always associate green with English interiors,’ says Ana, who has combined a deep shade with vibrant fuchsia velvet.

Walls in Highland Green vinyl matt emulsion, £20.49 for 2.5ltr, Dulux. Recycled glass bottle chandelier, price on request, Luzio

HOME TRUTHS

THE PROPERTY

Georgian townhouse

LOCATION

Central London

ROOMS

Hallway, sitting room, dining room, living room, kitchen, study, utility room, five bedrooms, dressing room, three bathrooms, two cloakrooms MOVED IN 2018

PREVIOUS PROPERTY

‘We were living in Barcelona before moving to London and renting this house,’ says Ana.

KITCHEN

Pine units were given a lick of paint and handles were added to echo the shades of the dining room.

Similar Chelford Shaker-style units, price on request, Howdens. Handles, price on request, Haute Deco

HALLWAY

‘This shade of yellow is so inviting,’ says Ana.

Walls in Soane Yellow emulsion, £48 for 2.5ltr, Papers and Paints. Gold star, from £4.99, Ginger Ray

LANDING

‘Paintings are my favourite way to add impact to a space,’ says Ana.

Paintings by Charlie Day and Bernat Daviu (right). Floor painted in Highland Green Trade satinwood, £43.70 for 2.5ltr, Dulux

LIVING ROOM

Soft pink velvet offsets the rougher textures of worn timber and antique metal.

Try the Crumpet sofa, £2,065, Loaf. Art by Lídia Masllorens

LIVING ROOM

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