Family House in North LondonTransitional Dining Room, London

The rear of the property has been extended to the side and opened up into the garden with aluminium French doors with traditional divisions.
The kitchen is Italian, with recessed metal handles and a light coloured marble worktop, which encompasses the freestanding kitchen island on three sides. The fronts have been painted in a Farrow and Ball colour.
The floor tiles are hand made, on top of underfloor heating.

Photography by Chris Snook

Photo of a medium sized classic kitchen/dining room in London with grey walls and ceramic flooring. —  Houzz
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acew1234 wrote:10 November 2016
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    VORBILD Architecture
    3 years ago

    @ violinrichmond : Its from a company in Poland. These are double glazed aluminium doors, not crittal - just divided to look like these.

  • Simon Prickett
    3 years ago

    could you point me in the right direction? have tried googling polish dble glazing companies but not had any luck.

Becky F wrote:27 January 2018
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    VORBILD Architecture
    2 years ago

    @ Becky F : I can tell you exactly ;-) - 1800mm wide and 630mm deep.

  • Becky F
    2 years ago

    Thank you for taking the time to reply, much appreciated.

Robyn Jaquet wrote:14 May 2017
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    VORBILD Architecture
    3 years ago

    @ Robyn Jaquet : I'm glad you like it, our builders sourced it directly. Its regular double glazed aluminium double glazed doors and fixed windows, the key is to design the proportions and divisions so it looks nice.

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    Michael Lowe Landscapes
    2 years ago

    based on ratio principles such as grouping things in 3s 5s and 7s etc for casual and even numbers for formal symmetrical designs. love all the light flooding in, simply wonderful!

atenka wrote:19 August 2017

What Houzz contributors are saying:

kateburt
Kate Burt added this to You Need to See This Year’s Most Popular Houzz Tour20 November 2017

What an airy, serene kitchen-diner. Though Scandi style is a clear theme, gentle nods to the home’s heritage also add character, such as the black-framed metal garden doors, factory-style lighting, open shelving and classic marble worktops. Oh yes, and you must check out the rest of the tour to see the amazing bathroom floor tiles Canham chose. Follow the link below for the full story.Take a look around this Victorian terrace with a Scandi twist

victoriaharrisonwrites
Victoria Harrison added this to Converting a Victorian House? Learn From This Smart Renovation10 August 2017

Consider a ‘broken-plan’ layoutAlthough the family knocked through the ground-floor living rooms to open up the space, they decided to keep the kitchen and dining area separate from the living rooms, creating a ‘broken-plan’ layout in the process.“We wanted a separate space for cooking and family living,” Canham says, so she made sure to create a clear division between the living and cooking and eating spaces. A broken-plan layout can bridge the gap between a traditional ‘closed’ layout and a contemporary open-plan space. By dividing your overall space more subtly, the aim is to hold onto an appealing sense of light and space throughout, but to provide a clear distinction between separate ‘zones’.Read professional advice on how to design a broken-plan space.

cherylfreedman
Cheryl Freedman added this to Houzz Tour: A Victorian Terrace With a Scandi Twist23 December 2016

The family decided not to totally open up the ground floor. “We wanted a separate space for cooking and family living,” Canham says. Thanks to the new side return extension, the Scandi-style kitchen-diner has a airy, uplifting feel. Glazed doors pull in lots of light and open straight onto the garden. In fact, this is one of Canham’s favourite things about her new home. “I love the way the kitchen looks out onto the garden, as well as the beautiful cement floor tiles in here.”Voltaire floor tiles in Whisper, Marrakech Design.

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Claudia De Sanctis added this to Idee di Claudia11 July 2020

Mattonelle metro fino al soffitto

cmaile78
cmaile78 added this to cmaile78's Ideas24 June 2020

Kitchen (blue Island w/ white waterfall counters?)

pamsommers
pamsommers added this to my terrace house2 March 2020

great narrow island, dark doors to exterior and easy to look after

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