Basement Cinema, Games Room & Wine Bar

No. 3

Basement Cinema, Games Room & Wine Bar


We created this generous space in the basement of a detached family home in Richmond, West London. Our clients were keen to have a private area for chilling out, watching films and most importantly, throwing parties!

The palette of colours we chose here calmly envelop you as you relax. Then later when the party is in full swing, and the lights are up, the colours take on a more vibrant quality.


Mood Lighting, Atmosphere & Drama

Mood lighting plays an important role in this basement. The two natural light sources are a walk-on glass floor in the room above, and the open staircase leading up to it. Apart from that, this was a dark space which gave us the perfect opportunity to do something really dramatic with the lighting.

Most of the lights are on separate circuits, giving plenty of options in terms of mood scenes. The pool table is overhung by three brass and amber glass pendants, which we commissioned from one of our trade suppliers. Our beautifully curated artwork is tastefully lit with downlights and picture lights. LEDs give a warm glow around the perimeters of the media unit, wine rack and bar top.

Contemporary Private Members Club Feel

The classic 8-foot American pool table was made bespoke in our selection of finishes. As always, we made sure there was a full cue’s length all the way around the playing area.

We designed the bar and wine rack to be custom made for this project. The natural patina of the brass worktop shows every mark and stain, which might sound impractical but in reality looks quirky and timeless. The bespoke bar cabinetry was finished in a chestnut brown lacquer spray paint.

On this project we delivered our comprehensive interior design service, which covers everything from the initial concept and presentation work to handling specifications, costings, and seamless ordering and delivery of fixtures, furniture, and soft furnishings.

Tim listened and learned about our family before he started designing. He used art that we had collected from our travels around the world to build a colourful, cosy, look that has some wow factor. He listened to our feedback and advised us like a friend. We very much enjoyed working with Tim and hope to use him for interior design projects in the future.

Luanna & James