Art Deco Interior Design with a Modern Twist - As featured in Period House Magazine in September 2001
The flat had an original art deco bathroom still in situ. We made the bathroom and the tiny toilet next to it into one room and installed a new shower. The walls were clad in original glass tiles which had to be preserved. With no possibility of reproducing the tiles for the enlarged space, we installed a wall of mirror to make the existing originals work twice as hard. A partition in a coordinating green glass block was constructed to screen the toilet from the bath. Original art deco globe lights completed the bathroom design.
The client's preference was for light blues and greens. With the exception of the drama in the hallway, this became the core of our brief. The long windows are complimented by the wide horizontal stripe of the curtain material. The petrol and dragon-fly tones of this material are echoed in the scatter cushions. The pre-existing sofas were re-covered in a blue-grey fabric.
This flat became a modern art deco classic in an iconic art deco apartment block and was chosen by Period House for a lead article in 2001.
© Adrienne Chinn - London
Photo Credit - Simon McBride