alcoves with floating shelves by Peter Murphy Carpentry, via Flickr
A creative couple became their own clients when they took on the renovation of a dark, semi-detached house in Dulwich. The challenge: how to salvage original details while also telegraphing a comfortable, casual vibe?
Bold black paint makes the home's architectural bones really stand out.
Modernized Victorian Living Room
Victorian house with original period features and painted floorboards in hallway