Peek Inside a Historic Notting Hill Home Outfitted in Subtle, Serene Decor

At the time upon a time, there was a home that had observed much better times. Again in the center of the 19th century, it had been manufactured as a private home in Notting Hill, a person of London’s prettiest neighborhoods. By the 1920s, it had come down in the planet, reconstituted into a “ladies’ residential club” (read through: boarding residence for women), and then, right after the 2nd Entire world War, it had come to be a lodge. The hotel was inevitably divided into apartments, one occupied by a younger magician promoting for a beautiful assistant. Nowadays, a diverse type of sorcery—aesthetic, architectural, familial—has introduced it to domestic existence once again, a everyday living ringing with lessons taken on an upright piano in the dining home, board games in the dwelling area, and 4 lively kids dashing in and out of the garden.

In the drawing area, two Pierre Augustin Rose sofas in a Pierre Frey mohair and two vintage Otto Schulz chairs in a Loro Piana cloth encircle a honed-stone cocktail table from Stahl + Band. 1950s Italian tripod ground lamp ground-to-ceiling lamp by Dimorestudio circa 1880 Indian rug.

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Pierre Augustin Rose Couch

Dimore Studio Abatjour Flooring Lamp

Sian Zeng Clematis Mural Wallpaper

Matthias Vriens 22-Karat-Gold-Glazed Shroom Lamp for Atelier MVM

Sixpenny Zenia Console Desk

Mario Bellini Camaleonda Sofa for B&B Italia

“Until this job, I by no means considered I’d be so invested in bunk beds,” says Los Angeles–based inside decorator Olivia Williams. The mom and dad of the youngsters are Chantal Spanicciati, a former designer herself who now works as a therapist promoting psychological well-remaining, and her husband, Mario Spanicciati, a application entrepreneur. They experienced met Williams back again in California, but the designer’s routine could not accommodate them as clientele. Even now, neither Williams nor the Spanicciatis forgot the immediate camaraderie. 

“I cherished her simplicity and aesthetic,” says Chantal, when Williams recollects the couple’s “calm and light demeanor,” adding that “in this small business, what’s essential is to work with individuals you like.” A dwelling in Montana for the growing loved ones arrived into Williams’s fingers, and then, when the Spanicciatis geared up to relocate to London, they understood specifically whom to phone. Even if it meant possessing to perform several responsibilities at lengthy distance, due to the fact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The couple had only visited the residence as soon as or twice just before the lockdowns commenced, and did not established foot inside right until every thing was finish.