SeeA Georgian home in west London that has been completely redesigned

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The property

As an interior designer, the homeowner knew how she wanted the house to look, but the building is Grade II-listed and in a conservation area, so she decided to bring in help from west London-based multi-disciplinary practice, Studio Indigo.

Living room

A vintage trunk that the owners mother gave her doubles as a characterful coffee table, picking up the black and gold tones in the artworks.

Home office

The paint color here was inspired by the Gustavian bureau, which the homeowner already owned. ‘Blue makes everything look fresher,’ she says. See: A laid-back six-storey Georgian home in southwest London


The homeowner resourcefully turned a space floorboard into a shelf between the wall cupboards.

Entrance hall

Polished plaster walls give a subtly reflective sheen, helping to bounce light around and create the illusion of more width in this narrow space.

Television room 

The basement is set up as a self-contained flat with its own bedroom, kitchen and entrance, for the owners son during university holidays and family and friends who come to visit. A trio of vintage mirrors makes a decorative display above the sofa and enhances the light that floods through the glass doors that open on to a terrace.


A distressed walls shelf in the dining room offsets the modern style or the rest of the room.

Guest bathroom

Gemma McCloskey of Studio Indigo has a piece of antiqued mirror glass cut to fit the entire wall above the vanity unit for a touch of vintage charm.

Guest bedroom

The homeowner took inspiration for the color scheme in here from the painting of a girl, which she found in an antiques shop. The wallpaper was a later discovery and matched the color of the girl’d dress perfectly.

Main bathroom

The plaster of the hall is repeated here in a slightly different shade. ‘I wanted to make sure the colors were different, even though they are from the same family,’ says Gemma.

Main bedroom

Carefully color-matched blue brings a sense of cohesion and is warmed up by a sandy hue. Photography/ Jonathan Gooch Interior design/ Studio Indigo