Consider the cost of all those furnishings, or the impossibility of making interesting views out of windowless spaces – sometimes, fantasy steps in when reality won’t do.

Charlotte Mann can be found working in all kinds of settings, including museums but also basement apartments or boring lofts, decorating in black and white that seems to come to life despite the lack of color.

Like a storybook illustrator, she has a certain style that carries from one project to the next, and if nothing else, her work serves as great inspiration for difficult-to-DIY space designs.