Earlier than & After: A Soulless Condominium Will get the ‘Extra Is Extra’ Therapy

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Côte de People founder Sophie Rowell moonlights as a campanologist. Let me prevent from having to Google the time period and inform you now {that a} campanologist is one who rings church bells. It might appear to be an odd aspect gig for a trend stylist-turned-interior designer (named a “Rising Star” by Home & Backyard U.Okay. final yr), however one peek at her initiatives and it is smart: Sophie makes properties sing.

Working example: this residence in a maisonette in Hackney, London, that Sophie designed for her shopper, Daniela Nardelli, and her canine, Tulip. “The flat, when she purchased it, had truly been ‘executed up’ however to not her style—it was very scientific and lacked soul,” she says (scroll to the underside to see the “earlier than”). So Sophie set about including shade, sample, texture, and femininity to the flat. “Extra is extra. My favorite a part of the method is developing with schemes and sample play.”

Under, Sophie explains how she composed a candy and comfy first house for her shopper.

Images by Kane Hulse, courtesy of Côte de People.

sophie’s favorite part of the project? “i think the til 9
Above: Sophie’s favourite a part of the challenge? “I believe the tiled hearth and the color palette within the sitting room,” which was initially a bed room with white wall-to-wall built-in cupboards. “To disclose the form of the unique room and be capable of add all that texture was an actual win, while nonetheless preserving storage on both aspect however with a way more elegant design.” The pink zellige tiles are from Otto Tiles.

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Above: “The armchair was an previous one I discovered on Vinterior that I had restored and reupholstered in Studio Atkinson Checkerboard Cloth.” The aspect desk is from Zara Residence.
“i love to watch tv, but i also, as a designer, hate having to acco 11
Above: “I like to observe TV, however I additionally, as a designer, hate having to accommodate an enormous black field into such a serene, lovely scheme,” says Sophie. Her answer: “wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling curtains for (a) the window and balcony door and (b) to cover the ugly TV!”

sophie loves vintage textiles, particularly kantha quilts from india. &#82 12
Above: Sophie loves classic textiles, notably Kantha quilts from India. “Drape one over the headboard to create a brand new look with little or no expense.” The classic blue and turquoise quilts listed below are each from The Potting Shed Folkestone, as is the vase.

about the single curtain panel, pinned up on side: “we were running 13
Above: In regards to the single curtain panel, pinned up on aspect: “We have been working out of finances and time, so this was a simple, cheaper technique to costume the window and was additionally consistent with our ‘tenting’ really feel for the room,” says Sophie who employs the identical tactic in her own residence. The petite tulip gentle is classic.

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