London Fields HouseEclectic Cloakroom, London

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Inspiration for a bohemian cloakroom in London. —  Houzz
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westbournia wrote:29 Mar 2015
  • Mike

    Did the dado and panelling come from the same company? If so, which company was it as I really like the square edged dado. Thanks.

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    Brian O'Tuama Architects

    The dado was supplied and installed by the contractor. We specified the square-edged top cap.

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Susannah Hutchison added this to 10 Inspiring Ways to be Creative With Your Cloakroom16 Jul 2018

Get in the grooveIf you love the idea of a flamboyant wallpaper like this monkey print, but don’t want to feel like you’re actually entering the jungle, try breaking up the pattern. Here, tongue-and-groove panelling has been added halfway up the walls. The dark grey colour flows on to the slate floor tiles to give a unified overall effect.

Andrea Von added this to This Week on Houzz: See Which Surprising Colour Got People Talking...5 Jun 2015

‘[Accent colours] can easily be changed depending on the season/fashion/mood. A bold wallpaper is much easier and inexpensive to swap if you change your mind about it.’ Michele Longoni InteriorsGive overlooked spaces a boostIf you have some wall space that needs a boost, try orange! Basic colour theory says you can’t go wrong with the cool/warm combination of blue and orange, as seen in this cute cloakroom; the two shades sit opposite one another on the colour wheel and are, therefore, complementary. Also pair bright orange with muted purple, grey or brown – it’s a great accent for rooms with more sombre colour schemes.See more ways to create a wow cloakroom with wallpaper

Jo Simmons added this to Decorating: Bright Ideas for Bringing Traditional Style Up To Date15 Dec 2014

Go wild with wallpaperThe ingredients of this cloakroom are fairly traditional. It has an Edwardian-style toilet and wooden wall panelling, but the room is prevented from feeling predictable thanks to the wallpaper. Monkeys against a burnt orange backdrop are guaranteed to rev up even the most conventional of cloakrooms!TELL US…How have you brought tradition up to date in your home? Share your tips and photos in the Comments below.

Brian O'Tuama Architects added this to How Even the Smallest Bathroom Can Make an Impact19 Nov 2014

Contrast panelling with a striking wallpaperHand-painted wallpaper lines the upper half of this cloakroom, while the lower half is finished in painted tongue and groove panelling. This provides visual (and practical) contrast, and keeps the more costly material at eye level, where it will be most appreciated. The skylight brings in natural light from above – a window would have compromised the effect of the wallpaper.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

nicolete added this to downstairs cloakroom21 Apr 2019

I like the panelling and the use of wallpaper but much too dark. Add a F&B greenish blueish greyish colour to the panels and a much lighter less aggresive wallpaper and we're good to go....

artemistorch500 added this to 2019 Paint Ideas20 Apr 2019

dammit, I like orange. and these monkeys

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