Family House East DulwichContemporary Living Room, London
What Houzz contributors are saying:
Take over a wallThe modular shelving unit here is simple, stylish and extremely practical. The designer has installed a classic system right along the wall for the owners to use as they wish. Smaller gaps at the bottom are perfect for small books and CDs, while larger spaces at the top are for taller tomes and displaying ornaments. The brackets allow the shelves to be moved up and down whenever necessary, so the whole thing is wonderfully flexible.
Behind the room divider, the L-shaped space becomes a family living room. Dadswell chose an oak herringbone parquet to give it a cosy feel and separate it from the kitchen and dining zones. The modular shelving is big enough to accommodate the family’s large book collection, and Dadswell designed practical storage below. There’s even a handy log section right next to the fireplace. “The space has become a reading nook as well as a play area,” she says.Walls painted in Platinum Pale, Fired Earth. Tumbled oak herringbone parquet, HS Wood Flooring. Rug, Ikea. Shelving system, Vitsœ.