Design Project: A small Chelsea apartment with loft like looks

This Chelsea apartment has loft style look thanks to some clever design tricks

Day True Chelsea apartment
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With a brief to maximise natural light, using soft and neutral colours, but with a quirky twist, Day True reconfigured this Chelsea apartment loft space, sticking to the client’s budget, yet not sacrificing on high-quality design.

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Day True Chelsea apartment

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Not wanting the kitchen to be a focal point of the living area, Day True opted for a handle-less look with pocket doors in the same shade as the walls to blend the kitchen in seamlessly. A marble worktop and splashback adds a touch of character, yet remains neutral and complements the interior of the room.

Day True Chelsea apartment

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Positioned to make the most of the expansive views over London, an integrated banquette completes the dining area to maximise storage opportunities in the compact space.

Day True Chelsea apartment

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Soft furnishing in pops of blue, pink, green and yellow finished the living room, adding a playful and contemporary twist.

Day True Chelsea apartment

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Originally located outside the property down a set of stairs, the new wetroom is contemporary with a pastel and monochrome scheme. With storage a key consideration, a large wall-hung vanity unit stretches almost the entire length of the bathroom.

Day True Chelsea apartment

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A hidden cupboard was positioned above the WC, making the most out of the otherwise dead space above the cistern. Open shelving allowed for the client to add a few personal touches and a large Crittall style shower screen was used to zone the showering area.

Day True Chelsea loft

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Soft, modern pastel colours create a sense of calmness, while a large roof light lets plenty of natural light flood through the top floor apartment. 

Day True Chelsea apartment

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At Day True, Kitchens start from £25,000/Bathrooms start from £8,000/Bedrooms start from £8,000.

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