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Brick Beauty: Chic Converted Warehouse Apartment in Shad Thames

Converted warehouse apartments are all the rage these days, and in cities like London where every inch of space is an absolute premium, these hubs with industrial backdrops are being quickly turned into lovely, modern homes. A Brick in the Wall is one such delightful masterpiece crafted by Almas Shamsee of Maisha Design. Nestled in the historic riverside neighborhood of Shad Thames, the apartment combines industrial, modern and even rustic touches to turn a modest interior into a sparkling, space-savvy setting. And at its core are beautiful brick walls that define and distinguish this London apartment.

Warehouse apartment in Shad Thames with a modern, space-conscious makeover

Almas Shamsee was brought in to turn the flat with a single bedroom and bathroom into one with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and an engaging open plan living area. This was done by pushing the existing kitchen into the backdrop, combining the living room and dining roo, and finding space for an additional bedroom and bathroom. The new L-shaped kitchen makes the most of the vertical space on offer, even as a gorgeous island and brilliant lighting give it a spacious visual appeal. A blue-gray color scheme dominates the living area and kitchen, ensuring that there is no unnecessary visual fragmentation inside the flat.

L-shaped couch and rustic dining table for the small London apartment

Accent piilows and couch in the living room enhance the blue-gray color scheme of the apartment

Gorgeous accent pillows add color to the London apartment

Gorgeous pendant lights add to the glitter of the bluish-gray kitchen with brick wall

John Lewis pendants bring chic charm to the industrial setting

A custom dining table with rustic flavor and an L-shaped bench fashion a unique dining space, while the bedrooms rely on symmetry and simplicity to usher in an air of refined coziness. Having lived in this neighborhood of London for over a decade, Almas Shamsee seems to know exactly what a warehouse flat like this needs, and the final result definitely leaves you transfixed!

Revamped kitchen of the london apartment with smart lighting

Rustic dining space with brick walls and custom wooden dining table

Dining space combines modern, rustic and industrial details

Custom decor inside the elegant London warehouse apartment

Bespoke wardrobes, cabinets and lovely sheer blinds for the stylish London bedroom

Bedside table lamps bring symmetry to the London bedroom

I always ask a client a list of things they would like in their apartment, and from that ask them to select their must-haves. The client is a huge Liverpool United Fan, so at the top of his ‘must-have’ list was that the Liverpool logo ‘YNWA’ (You Never Walk Alone) was used somewhere. We used it in the tiling in the bathroom, and he maintains it is his favorite detail of the flat!

– Almas Shamsee of Maisha Design

Luxurious bedding turns the small bedroom into a cozy delight

Bathroom designed for the die hard Liverpool fan

Modern bathroom and shower area of the apartment in Shad Thames

Sherry Nothingam
Sherry is a blogger who loves to live her life to the fullest. She enjoys everything associated with design, décor and stylish modern trends. Born in California, Sherry has grown up on open ranches and in a wild setting, which has defined her taste for design and developed her interest in examining how structures and homes interact with the beauti[...]

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