A Quirky Mid-Century Townhouse in South East London

When Ian Haigh, Creative Director of The Central Design Studio undertook to renovate his own home he had a wealth of experience to call upon. His studio specialises in restaurant, bar and hotel design, but his modest three-bedroom mid-century townhouse in South East London was to be a three-year-long project and a labour of love. He has filled the house with a quirky collection of furniture and art; everything from vintage finds, to Etsy buys, to bespoke prototypes, and we think you'll like it.

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Features in the living room include handmade Mexican tiles on the fireplace and a coffee table from Etsy, which was made by someone in mid-west America and shipped over.

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The original rosewood floor was found under a cheap laminate floor when renovating and taking pride of place is a feature armchair in striking blue velvet and a 1970s Murano glass chandelier

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Among a number of vintage pieces, is a Victorian haberdashery unit and an old travel trunk.

Some of the art is original and was painted by Ian's partnerโ€™s father, who was an artist at the Slade in the 1960's.

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Vintage finds, Etsy buys, and bespoke prototypes all vie for space n the kitchen dresser.

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Unique south-American paper, is used as headboard dรฉcor, and was sourced from Calligrane in Paris.

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See more of Ian's work at The Central Design Studio.