An amazing terrace home in Kuala Lumpur


One of my best friends here in Kuala Lumpur is also one of the best interior designers I know personally. Less than a year ago she, Jo England,  told me about a new business venture she was going to start with two other people… buying run-down houses, completely renovate them and bring them back on the market… wow, I said not an easy or light project, but I had all the confidence in her that would succeed… and see here only a couple of months later. The first house is finished, done.. ready for a new tenant.


 My friend, Jo and her partners stripped down the house completely, opened it up but kept all the original elements. Using materials like steel and wood that they found throughout the house while renovating and re-using it to new doors, stairs, detailing and even a dining table is what I believe Jo her biggest strength… 

{sorry no links in this posts, just beautiful inspiration}


I'm not going to say much more other than … Jo, you are a blessing for Kuala Lumpur, bringing design and inspiration to this city!


Before Slidingpool'  Living2 Kitchen Entrance_familyroom



Love love love how the natural sun light falls in the living-room.


Amazing what you can do with some concrete and an IKEA kitchen 🙂



The family room on the ground floor… with the master bedroom and kid's room behind it.  

Can you believe this is what the house looked like only 6 months ago!


all images are by the very talented Malaysian photgrapher Daniel Zain.


You can contact Jo and her Partners via their website (under construction) at JtJ design.


Bloesem loves comments
  1. Lisette

    Words fail me – what a gorgeous conversion!! If I lived in KL, I’d move in straight away!! 😉

  2. Rebecca

    I love this house and KL is my favourite city in the whole world. I’m so happy that my husband and I were able to bring our kids there in 2007. We would love to live in this home. I guess I can dream about it.

  3. Jennifer Gordon

    Jo’s grandfather was a builder, he would have been sooo proud
    of her, as I am…. Jennifer/Mum xx

  4. fenny setiawan

    Awesome house, I really glad you share more and more inspiring home at Kuala Lumpur :). I love the kitchen. I really wish to have one like that. Also the natural sunlight exposure is superb.

  5. Ping

    Please tell us who she is! I’d love to be able to work with her one day…

  6. ailzin

    Can I have the contact details of this Jo, the very talented interior designer, please? Thanks.

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