Our brief was to redesign the interior of Rooms 1-7, situated in the oldest wing of the building’s front elevation looking out over rolling parkland to Chatsworth House itself. All rooms have the same physical layout and our challenge was to make each room individual but with a subtle linking theme.
All 7 rooms share the same layout and their massive windows share some of the most spectacular views of the English countryside. Working closely with the Duchess and her team, we started on site in January 2014 completing mid-March, with Chatsworth House opening its gates to the public the following day!
We kept all the walls pale and added bold splashes of colour with coordinated soft furnishings, furniture and window treatments.
Timeless window treatments of soft floral linens, unique to each room, turned each huge window into a light filled showcase.
Bespoke furniture was a mixture of painted oak and mahogany giving a sense of formality, elegance and comfort, without being too traditional or too stuffy.
The Duchess was keen for one of the rooms to take on a particular uniquely brave character; this room features bold, confident colours whilst retaining an elegance that befits its location and heritage.