Family House in North LondonTransitional Living Room, London

The front reception room has reclaimed oak parquet flooring, a new marble fireplace surround and a wood burner and floating shelves either side of the fireplace. An antique decorative mirror hangs centrally above the fireplace.

Photography by Chris Snook

Inspiration for a large classic formal open plan living room in London with a wood burning stove, white walls, dark hardwood flooring, a stone fireplace surround and a built-in media unit. —  Houzz
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Karolina Strnadova wrote:31 January 2017
  • PRO
    VORBILD Architecture
    3 years ago

    @ Sue Smith : It is a bit green. There are so many factors, perhaps its the camera, light, compression, your screen ... hard to say, its best seen in reality on a smaller area before you go ahead and paint a whole room.

  • Susie S
    3 years ago

    ok, thank you - in any case, it looks wonderful - I may add it to my sample list - though our floors are a much darker/warm wood which I think might not work so well with the green tone

Pete wrote:28 January 2017
  • Karolina Strnadova
    3 years ago

    Thank you.

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    VORBILD Architecture
    3 years ago

    @ Pete - Apologies for the late response here. The walls are Dimpse, the ceiling Vevet, all F&B. @ Feature Radiators - Thank you for the answer.

Elle wrote:17 August 2017
  • rachelmidlands
    3 years ago
    Saw something like this recently. Try searching for Vita Carmina lampshade.
  • PRO
    VORBILD Architecture
    3 years ago

    @ Elle : Apologies for the late response, this one got lost somehow. Our client bought it, I cannot find a record of it.

What Houzz contributors are saying:

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

Mix old with newCanham has decorated throughout with pale paint colours and contemporary furniture, but she has also made sure to weave in a few vintage pieces such as this characterful chair in the living room. “There are various antiques and vintage finds dotted throughout the property to add character,” she says.The reclaimed oak parquet flooring also adds character (and warmth), and is one of Canham’s favourite things about her finished home. To create a similar feel in your home, scout for vintage pieces at antiques fairs or try online auction sites to discover little gems.

Amanda Pollard added this to 10 Great Ideas for Creating Vignettes in Your Living Room7 February 2017

Draw the eyeUse vignettes to take your gaze beyond the confines of the room. Here, a simple round table placed in the window requires only a plant and some books to create a focus and draw your eye to the natural light coming from outside.

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

The wood-burning stove is one of Canham’s favourite features in the whole house. “It’s our best investment ever – we use it all the time. It’s so user-friendly and warms the entire house extremely quickly.”Stripy rug, The Conran Shop.Wood-burning stove, Chesney’s. Carmina lampshade by Vita, available at Hurn & Hurn.

What Houzz users are commenting on:

Jamie Stephenson added this to Living Room Ideas7 December 2020

Mirror, bay windows, wooden floor and fireplace

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