Penthouse refurbishment in London’s Financial District.Contemporary Dining Room, London
If you have little space in open plan living, it is important to zone the space and define the separate areas. This can be achieved through a rug under the dining table or a sideboard behind a sofa.
Photographer: Philip Vile
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As it’s a modern extension, Thomas wanted to keep it open-plan, in keeping with more contemporary homes. The dining area is just behind the seating space. The wallpaper in here adds intriguing texture – it’s folded fabric that was rather painstaking to hang. ‘It’s the sort of wallpaper that required us to hang it wearing cotton gloves,’ explains Thomas. ‘Extreme care had to be taken with the glue. We actually bought extra knowing there might be difficulties,’ he adds. The folded fabric creates a beautiful linear pattern on the walls and, in dark navy, adds drama to the space.Pendant lamp, Flos. Side tables, Anna from Poliform. Console table, Heal’s. Discover more about the importance of texture