The Spitalfields home of interior designer, writer and inventive cook, Jocasta Innes, whose bestsellers included The Pauper's Cookbook and Paint Magic

The exterior is lime wash on top of the brickwork using earth pigments. Jocasta Innes in Shoreditch

Jocasta Innes in her kitchen

Jocasta Innes in her kitchen

Galvanized Metal for the ceiling

This kitchen has a corrugated metal ceiling and side wall. The dark and rough surface draws the eyes upwards in this room. It gives the room a rustic and country feel to it. I think it makes the room feel a bit smaller, than a light colour paint would do.