Residing in between France and the U.K., Marie-Cassandre Bultheel essential her individual pied-à-terre in London exactly where she could peacefully generate her textbooks, host pals, and manage classes. The wellness entrepreneur, sustainability advocate, and author fell in adore with a unique condominium in Earl’s Courtroom Square, in the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Formulated in the 19th century on agricultural land belonging to the Edwardes household, this location has been the household of notable names including Diana, Princess of Wales, choreographer Frederick Ashton, musician Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd, and Ninette de Valois, founder of The Royal Ballet. When starting off to function on the job, inside designer Olga Ashby and Marie-Cassandre found that American author and actress Joan Juliet Buck (who was also the editor-in-chief of French Vogue) experienced lived in one of the houses positioned all over the exact yard.
With these a pedigree, the 861-sq.-foot, two-stage, one particular-bedroom apartment nestled in a 2nd Empire–style constructing could not fit Marie-Cassandre extra. “She experienced a pretty apparent vision of what her aspiration residence must look like,” Olga claims, regarding her customer.
With its substantial ceilings and smooth hues that mix with textures and products such as stone, linen, wool cashmere, and microcement, the area was built with sustainability in thoughts. Performing with suppliers with the exact same values and sourcing regionally as much as doable have been critical.