Chelsea townhouseTransitional Living Room, London

Design ideas for a classic formal living room in London with white walls, light hardwood flooring, a standard fireplace, a metal fireplace surround and feature lighting. —  Houzz
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sophiecamillerisophiecamilleri wrote:7 November 2015
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    Bio Fires
    5 years ago

    The fireplace looks similar to this polished steel fire grate, which can simply be inserted into an existing fireplace hole.


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marcello82marcello82 wrote:12 October 2015
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    Juliette Byrne
    5 years ago

    Thank you. It is from Louis Bradley. Best wishes

melinda1002melinda1002 wrote:30 August 2015
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    Juliette Byrne
    5 years ago

    Thank you, it is from Louise Bradley. Best wishes

jenniferareynolds541jenniferareynolds541 wrote:26 May 2015
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    Juliette Byrne
    5 years ago

    It is a vintage David Hicks coffee table- Best wishes

ambuntsambunts wrote:26 May 2015
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    Juliette Byrne
    5 years ago

    The Rug Company- Best wishes

webuser_491798971Sabiha Gulamhussein wrote:9 January 2019
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        katkut78katkut78 wrote:18 January 2015

          What Houzz contributors are saying:

          kateburt
          Kate Burt added this to Soft Ways to Use LED Strips to Bring Out the Beauty of Your Home18 October 2017

          Illuminate a displayFor careful curators, it’s important to have the best backdrop for collections. Shelving painted the same colour as your walls is a good way to go, since there will be nothing to distract the eye from the objects you want to show off. Here, two trios of box shelving either side of the chimney breast make for an elegant and unusual twist on the low, built-in cabinet topped with alcove shelves so many of us will be familiar with. But what really turns this into a standout feature is the simple addition of LED strips at the top back of each box. It’s a tip that will really lift all sorts of shelves and cabinets, and is a simple job for an electrician.

          brilliant_lighting
          Brilliant Lighting added this to A Beginner’s Guide to Lighting in Layers15 January 2016

          Light personal features in your homeAccent lighting is all about picking out those features that matter to you. Great accent lighting can be almost hidden in full view, making your eye focus on the feature brought to life by the light. LED offers great opportunities for accent lighting with remarkably small in-wall, uplight, downlight and linear fittings available for the tightest of spaces.

          cathyrebecca1
          Cathy Rebecca added this to 21st Century Lighting Ideas for Georgian and Victorian Homes13 October 2015

          Highlight furnitureA feature of many period properties is original, built-in furniture, such as cupboards in alcoves. In this room, lights mounted on the period bookshelves enhance and transform them into a beautiful feature, where they might otherwise have looked rather imposing. Large pieces of furniture can be a useful fixing point for lights, particularly in old houses where it may be difficult to attach fittings to the ceiling or walls. The earlier you plan what furniture is going in to a room the more you can integrate it into your lighting design.

          karenwilsonfreelance
          Karen Wilson added this to 10 Fresh Ideas for Living Room Alcoves in a Period Home30 July 2015

          Incorporate lightingAny shelving will be instantly elevated with some inset LED spotlights or strip lighting. Floating box shelves like these are particularly well suited, as the boxes appear to glow, creating a wonderful atmosphere at night. Although the primary function may be to highlight ornaments and pictures, it also adds an extra layer of lighting to the whole room, so a dimmer could be a good idea, too. You could even use shelves with built-in lighting designed for kitchens.

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          rita added this to Living Room Cupboard20 March 2021

          Like the gaps between the box shelves

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