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The Plimsol Road Project by Havwoods

Retro Resurgence

The Plimsol Road Project by Havwoods

Located in North London is this striking 70s-inspired home. Combining retro interiors with sci-fi accents, the large open plan living space was designed by Hollowayli Interior Architects and comprises a living room, kitchen diner, home office and the focal point – a freestanding bathtub at the end of the room.

A neutral base including limewashed plaster walls and light wooden furniture complements a bold and abstract colour palette of oranges and greens. The soft undertones of Havwoods’ Douglas Fir Snow Select 300mm 1-Strip boards sit perfectly against the earthy tones, introducing light and a feeling of space into the home.

The Plimsol Road Project by Havwoods

The tall ceilings and large windows result in an airy and inviting space, packed with character. In the living area, a dark red sofa and bright orange armchair pair beautifully with leather dining chairs and an earthy coloured tabletop. The wide planks which span the length of the property naturally elongate the space, allowing for a seamless flow from the living room into the kitchen.

The Plimsol Road Project by Havwoods

The Chef-style stainless steel kitchen cabinetry provides an industrial edge, running from the floor up to the splashback and into the overhead cabinets. The soft flooring from Havwoods is a welcome contrast, adding warmth to the kitchen, whilst still naturally zoning the room.

The Plimsol Road Project by Havwoods

The limewash walls continue into the home office, where a beautiful bathtub stands freely, positioned next to the window. The natural elements of the floorboards reflect the greenery in the houseplants, ceiling light and desk chair, adding welcome texture and a cosy feel to the home.

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Combining unrivalled expertise, up-to-the-minute designs and an ever-expanding global portfolio of showrooms, Havwoods sets the benchmark for superior quality wood flooring. Havwoods has showrooms across the UK including Clerkenwell and Chelsea in London, Carnforth near the Lake District, Knutsford in Cheshire and the newly opened Guildford in Surrey. Free hand samples are available to order from the website.

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