Isobel Diamond

Guardian magazine feature: Ella Jones and Magnus Pettersen home

Interior design writer for magazine editorial


A Victorian terrace revamped
How two young designers, inspired by their travels, transformed a neglected house

When Magnus Pettersen and Ella Jones visited Japan in September 2017, they were obsessed with the sliding paper walls and wooden partitions they saw everywhere, from Tokyo to Kyoto. These traditional panels have formed the basis of their major revamp of a run-down Victorian terrace, which they have filled with architectural details and finds from their travels.

My feature about the home of designers, Magnus Pettersen and Ella Jones, was published in the Guardian Saturday magazine and can be read online here.