About Us

Interior designer, Janet Hanson, and architect, Louise Massie, formed Studio Lunet in 2022. The Hertfordshire-based studio serves the South East, London and beyond. With over 25 years of experience between them, the Studio bring a holistic approach to projects approaching each from the perspective of the user experience in order to develop interior and architectural solutions that take into account all the client’s needs, resulting in thoughtful, livable spaces. Importance is placed on site-specificity and internally, space planning, with an aesthetic that often borrows from classical ideas and materials, reinventing them in a contemporary manner."

How would you describe your style?

"Our projects tend to be layered, inviting, playful and modern. The studio’s process is designed to uncover the client’s personal style, and then we like to encourage them to think beyond their original preconceptions. We are always keen to weave in the client’s own pieces and upcycle where possible to develop spaces that feel authentic with an emphasis on colour to reinforce the mood of a space. Externally we feel it is vital to take into account the adjacent environment, built and natural, and create buildings that are fitting but also use materials in original ways, which will surprise and delight and still age with grace."

Please describe a recently completed project or tell us about the bespoke service that you offer

"We were asked by the client to extend and develop their early 1920s home to make sense of the series of small rooms, extending outwards to create a new kitchen diner and a new main bedroom suite. They wanted a large kitchen diner to incorporate a seating area and plenty of space for gatherings of friends and family. The upstairs room was to add an additional bedroom and en suite and a new family bathroom. 

The interior design was to take a clean and contemporary slant but with a foundation in classic design ideals. We developed a bold colour palette of green, ochre and blues in varying strengths to reflect the gardener owner’s love of the outdoors. The main bedroom and en suite was developed as a calm and neutral sanctuary using soft sage, timber, lilac marble and beautiful lighting details. The main family bathroom employed brighter bursts of green and in the hall and landing dark blue-black joinery and ochre walls created contrast, depth and interest. The kitchen employed a new and light scheme, with practical porcelain tiles and a bold green kitchen in a simple shaker style.

Externally, the inspiration was taken from the soft red brickwork of the original house. The extension uses brickwork to match the existing but in a playful and contemporary way to differentiate the new from the old: soldier courses at a high level and running bond brickwork below."