On the ground floor is an open-plan living room with French doors that open out onto a new terrace, which is built atop the kitchen extension with stairs leading down to the garden. On warm days, the wall of sliding doors off the kitchen will be left completely open, merging the inside and outside spaces.

landscape design by Andy Sturgeon love the contrast curve and straight lines , soft plants and hard stone surface

Amazing Transparent Glass Staircase by Patrick Veillet Studio | http://www.designrulz.com/product-design/wall/2012/02/transparent-glass-staircase-by-patrick-veillet-studio/

hidden paris garden potted topiaries and palms ; Gardenista - **note the glass/metal awning over the french doors - i need this!

French interior designers Charlotte de Tonnac and Hugo Sauzay have sent me photos of their latest refurbishment projects. They run FESTEN, a Paris-based interior design practice.

Basement conversion | Take a tour around this stylish London home | House tour | PHOTO GALLERY | Homes & Gardens | Housetohome.co.uk

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