Contemporary Self Built Home, Stoke Bishop

We were contacted by the owners of this stunning self built contemporary house to help them with the overall layout and style. Built around 10 years ago, the house presents some stunning features such as a curved staircase and suspended walkway with a glass balustrade over the double height rear elevation. 

Stoke Bishop contemporary home
Part of our brief were the main living areas on the ground floor including lighting and window dressing which had their own set of challenge with the height requirement of just over 4m. Although the space had dedicated zones for dining, cooking, relaxing, the existing layout didn't make the most out of the space available and and the owners wanted help fine-tuning their style.

Before: living room

The living room was repurposed to become a comfortable entertainment space and cinema room with a built in media wall, concealed audio visual system and new gas fire.
Stoke Bishop Contemporary Home
 We created two bespoke corner sofas to allow the space to be versatile at either providing the ultimate lounging experience or plenty of seating for an evening in with friends.
Stoke Bishop Contemporary Home

 Before: Dining Room

Before Image: Dining room, Stoke Bishop, Bristol

The dining room was given a fresh style with a bold colour palette to create a warm and inviting space that contrasts with the otherwise pared-back interior. We re-upholstered the dining chairs to tie in the colours and kept the existing furniture with a strong sentimental value for the owners.

Open Plan: double height space

The double-height rear elevation benefits from beautiful light throughout the day and we created a seating arrangement with bespoke sofas to fit the space and increase the seating capacity. The made-to-measure voile curtains enable to filter the sunlight during the day and help create a hushed atmosphere in the evening. An electric track was fitted to open and close the curtains which hang at just under 4m in height. The light fixtures were also created bespoke to fit the height requirements of the space, they provide sufficient lighting but are understated to let the volume of the space be the real star of the show. The walls and ceilings were repainted throughout with a muted colour palette and the engineered oak floor was sanded and varnished.

Stoke Bishop Contemporary Home

Before: kitchen

Before kitchen image
Due to the lower ceilings in the kitchen, the extractor hood had become problematic, causing quite a few head bumps, and was replaced with a down draught extractor fan instead.
Stoke Bishop Contemporary Home
As the project was a large-scale remodel requiring various trades, the clients hired us also to project manage which enabled us to take them from concept to finished project. We'll continue supporting them beyond the design with styling as they find their marks in their home.

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