And how important were the architectural details?
‘In any successful interior, it’s the switches, sockets, handles – the touchpoints – that matter.
‘Yes, you can absolutely have an amazingly decorated room with stunning wallpaper or paint finishes, but it’s the architectural details that’ll really elevate it.
‘Light switches are especially important because they’re at eye-level, and you touch them every single day. Why wouldn’t you take the time to choose beautiful switches?
‘Corston products are really simple, and really beautiful.
‘And the designs don’t try too hard; some switches and sockets can be too over the top. I don’t want to show off, but I do enjoy good quality, good looking designs.
‘For a period property I would go for the Antique Brass finish, but here, we needed a more modern look and Bronze is perfect.
‘It isn’t pretending to be old, but it still has character, and it’ll very gradually age with use, just like the other materials we’ve chosen.’