Well-Rounded Retro Home: Curved Rooms & Circular Decor

There are a number of good reasons for designing houses with right angles and standard roof slopes, and avoiding odd-angled intersections or (more complex yet) curves. Still, if you already live in vintage pad that looks as much like a retro dance club as a mid-century modern house, you might as well go all out.

Rounded-corner, white-painted door openings set the tone for this series of rooms inside a classic Victorian (on the exterior, at least) home on the northern end of London.

Retrofitting the intersections of spaces with working doors would be difficult, so the design instead celebrates cross-interior views and open layouts.

As the name of the place (Lordship Park) suggests, there are more than just modern and refro-futuristic elements within this elegant and eclectic interior: antique paneling and historic wood-burning fireplaces can be found as well, in addition to built-in furniture from various ages, baroque wall sculptures, ornate metalwork and decorative plaster motifs.

From circular tables, storage shelves, lamps and hanging lights to curved couches, suspended chairs, round art and decor, the furnishings, fixtures and furniture of this abode manage to make a contemporary design statement while working with the core set of curves that fundamentally shape the portals between spaces.

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