Located within Yalding in Kent, the Trish House is clad in traditional Kentish black and white boards in such a way that creates a geometric facade full of interesting shapes. Designed by architect Matthew Heywood, the six-bedroom home sits back from the road and is surrounded by lush green gardens providing privacy.

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The windows provide unique views into the home, while keeping the interior nice and bright.

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The ground floor’s exterior is painted white while the upstairs is covered in black, continuing the graphic appeal of the design.

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A pivoting door leads guests to the interior that begins with an entrance hall.

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The massive living room features floor-to-ceiling windows with views to the backyard. There’s a suspended fireplace that hangs from the second floor and down through the open stairwell.

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The white walls and dark stained floors mimic the color scheme from the exterior. Light grey furnishings mixed with black pieces keep the space monochromatic.

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The monochromatic color palette continues into the kitchen and dining room with the exception of three apple green pendants above the dining table. I love the bright color against the stark white surroundings.

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Skylights were built into the roof which allows light to cascade down through the double-height stairwell.

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The lighting throughout the house is where they brought color into each room. A turquoise glass pendant hangs in a sitting room.

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Photos courtesy of The Modern House.