She felt she had been using peach, yellow and beige for far too long, and decided to use green instead, but somehow with a difference. Hence the verdigris effect, which also derives from Geoffrey Lambs skills. Firstly, a base colour of orange was used, then gold and then green. The result has an almost translucent effect, the gold paint adding an unexpected and surprising visual vivacity to the room.
The basement now incorporates dining-room and kitchenbreakfast room.