A summer cottage in Normandy

This summer house by the sea in Normandy was built in the 70s and presented the typical¬†decor of that time. The owners did not want to spend a fortune on its renovation, as it was their secondary home. However, they¬†wanted to make it more cosy and current for their children and grand-children to enjoy more…

A 1970s architect home in Helsinki

This large, very large, home in Helsinki had been built by an architect in the 1970s, and extended by the owners in the 90s. The volumes of this Finnish house were impressive, but it was dark and earthy, using dark wood and stones as walls. The tenants wanted to bring colour and as much light…

Make-over of a home in SW London

This outdated family home had potential: it had beautiful period fireplaces and doors, wooden floors, but it nevertheless desperately needed revamping… Keeping the original features while adding some more contemporary touches was the challenge. This home with little personality blossomed into a beautiful home to entertain in, functional for a family with children, and with…

Refreshing a home in Paris

This traditional Parisian family home needed to be revamped in order to be put on the market for sale. The kitchen, bathrooms and main rooms were redecorated, giving it a more contemporary feel. A more spacious feeling was given to it by taking down the walls of both front reception rooms and turn them into…