“It is about the fine balance between the simplicity of the forms, the carefully selected natural materials and textures, the respect of the context and unparalleled dedication to quality.”

A peaceful oasis with light-filled interiors on the top floor of a white stuccoed Victorian building not far from Kensington Palace. The neutral palette and attention to natural materials such as American oak, travertine and linen are sophisticated and chic. Kensington Apartment by London-based Onda Interiors.