In London, a Dramatic Blue Stairway Amps Up the Allure of an Actor’s Apartment

Patalab Architects spices up a closed-off stair room with one part natural light and another part saturated hue.
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Los Angeles–based actor and director Satya Bhabha had a nomadic upbringing, spending time in the U.K. and India before settling in the U.S. But the one home Satya and his family have held on to since he was born is a ground-floor apartment in a Georgian terrace house in North London. The residence is "very personal to my family," he says, which is why, despite his still-peripatetic existence, Satya has kept the apartment, renting it out during his extended absences from London.

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