Before & After: A Cluttered London Maisonette Gets Loads of Storage—and a Cat Climbing Wall

Before & After: A Cluttered London Maisonette Gets Loads of Storage—and a Cat Climbing Wall

By Melissa Dalton
Atelier Baulier rearranges a cramped, Victorian flat, adding fun finishes and built-in cabinetry, including a cat-friendly bookcase.

In 2015, Marisa, Richard, and their two cats Marvin and Minsky moved into this 775-square-foot Victorian maisonette in London. The apartment occupies the upper two floors of a typical terraced house built in 1880 and offered very little functional storage. When it became apparent that the kitchen was too cramped—and that the cat furniture was taking up too much space in the living room—the couple decided to intervene. 

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