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Bedroom opulence A roof terrace in Knightsbridge A contemporary mountain chalet Magical Christmas tree A very grand bathroom The mudroom Painted beach huts Smart dressing room Long Island dining room New York Loft Cosy bunk beds White Christmas Stainless steel kitchen Bathroom for four boys Indian Summer Tongue-and-groove bathroom Concrete Shelving

White Christmas

It’s Christmas and the children in this house in France are caught up in the magic of the season and are laying a table for a festive …

Stainless steel kitchen

David Gill is a leading dealer in modernist furniture and contemporary design. The kitchen in his flat above his London gallery mixes stainless steel with 20th century design classics. Photographer: …

Bathroom for four boys

Photographer: Jean-Marc Palisse / The Interior Archive Architect: Teisseire & Toulon This bathroom, for the four boys of a family in Bordeaux, has been designed with a …

Indian Summer

Used as an awning, a length of blue silk shelters an antique sun lounger and an iron table on this urban terrace. Photographer : Jacques Dirand / …

Tongue-and-groove bathroom

Washington DC-based designer Darryl Carter has a knack for offsetting  biscuit and linen palettes with dark wood.  This bathroom is in his Virginia farmhouse . Situated against pristine …

Concrete Shelving

A large grey polished concrete shelving unit dominates one wall of the kitchen in this house in Sri Lanka. Photographer: James Fennell/The Interior Archive Architect: Geoffrey Bawa …

Stable-door kitchen

Shelves used to store wineglasses are mounted above a row of kitchen cupboards designed to resemble stable doors. Photographer: Fritz von der Schulenburg/The Interior Archive Designer: Mimmi …