Dorset Stable ConversionCountry Bedroom, Dorset
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Work with architectural featuresIn this stable conversion, the arched doorway is a beautiful feature that contrasts with the imposing beams above it. By placing a circular mirror beside the archway, the designers have emphasised the stately curves even more. It works so well because the frame is white like the doorway, which also prevents the mirror from overpowering the attractive chest of drawers beneath it.
Reconsider door openingsWhen faced with the luxury of starting afresh with interior walls, why play it safe with conventional door openings and standard-size doors? A barn conversion offers the perfect opportunity to think about arched or extra-wide doorways, with or without doors.
Henriette opted for a more calming tone in the master bedroom. ‘I love colour – and there is still a lot in here – but I needed this room to be a calming space,’ she says. Henriette inherited the chest at the end of the bed from her grandmother in Vienna. She sourced the mirrors in this room from Jonathan Sainsbury.Get expert advice for decorating around a pitched ceiling