When you enter The Shed through its heavy glass doors, you’re not just stepping into a house. You’re stepping into the finished product of a vision, of ingenuity in design and a genuine passion for letting a property thrive in the context of where it was born; abandoning none of what matters while telling its story with a new voice.
So how do you take an agricultural shed and transform it into something unique while not forgetting where it came from? Owners Gemma and Chris knew exactly how. I was lucky enough to sit down with the visionaries themselves and talk Industrial Chic. It was a quiet, windy afternoon in Somerset, and as we sipped our coffees in the warmth of their dining room, I asked the couple how such a place came to be.
“The Shed was originally a 60s-built steel structure, so the shape of it is pretty much identical to how it was 50 years ago.