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Contemporary Retro Pod

After completion of her new Studio, which our client has affectionately named her Pod, we returned to see the stunning, modern-yet-retro interior of her new workplace / occasional guest room.

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The combination of modern furniture and retro orange and lime-green colours work really well for it’s intended multi-purpose use. The Pod is used as a day-to-day office and meeting room, courtesy of large desk space, lit from above by opening roof window for plenty of natural light with desk-level sockets for power, data & telecoms, large comfy sofa, which converts to a king-size bed at night, built-in kitchen and storage area and the lovely toilet facility …

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The toilet is finished to our usual high-standard, fitted out with close-coupled WC, square vent window, extractor fan, electric towel radiator, basin and vanity unit (see photo below), however, in order to optimise the available space, our client specified this space-saving sliding pocket door, which disappears inside the wall aperture when open.

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Our experienced team installed her building in a newly-cleared muddy garden so we were keen to return once the garden landscaping had been completed – the photo below shows the Studio at the end of the garden as a stunning focal point.

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The path to the right side not only allows the corner glazed feature to work well to allow in plenty of natural light, but also provides access to a practical garden storage area behind the Studio. A new garden shed completes the project and is hidden from view to keep all the utility side of the garden out of sight – though the Studio also features extra outside lighting on the rear wall to light the shed storage area up at night.