Cornish Cottage RefurbishmentMidcentury Living Room

This was a lovely 19th century cottage on the outside, but the interior had been stripped of any original features. We didn't want to create a pastiche of a traditional Cornish cottage. But we incorporated an authentic feel by using local materials like Delabole Slate, local craftsmen to build the amazing feature staircase and local cabinetmakers to make the bespoke kitchen and TV storage unit. This gave the once featureless interior some personality. We had a lucky find in the concealed roof space. We found three original roof trusses and our talented contractor found a way of showing them off. In addition to doing the interior design, we also project managed this refurbishment.

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Design ideas for a small retro formal living room in Other with grey walls, a tiled fireplace surround and no tv. —  Houzz
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jamesm940 wrote:4 February 2020
Lee C wrote:4 February 2020
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    Helen Bainbridge Interior Design
    7 months ago

    Hi Lisa

    I think they were from Fired Earth. Thanks for your interest best wishes Helen

  • Lee C
    7 months ago

    Thank you Helen

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Kate Burt added this to Fresh Ideas for Tiling Your Fireplace7 January 2020

Take it to the topThis 19th century Cornish cottage had been stripped of its original internal features before Helen Bainbridge came to work on it. Rather than slavishly recreate what would once have been there, Helen reintroduced character to the space in different ways. One of her ideas was this contemporary enclosed fireplace, which sits flush against the chimney breast. Helen chose to tile the surround right up to the ceiling, making it a key feature in the room.

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trimilana added this to Сад6 days ago

2. Не обрезайте 3D-плитку — из-за ломаного рельефа в местах примыкания обрезки будут выглядеть некрасиво. Не стоит обрезать плитку с декором — рисунок потеряет свою целостность. В роли «доборов» может выступать мозаика.

Judy Steyn added this to Judy's ideas31 August 2020

Colour combination blue and leather

Whitney Johnson added this to Coastal living Room23 August 2020

Color palette leather plus navy plus wood

1862 Avocats added this to Les idées de 186214 July 2020

Poêle à bois chambre 2e et tableaux

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