A must-have in the open plan kitchen/living space was a bar, which is neatly hidden away in a bespoke fitted cabinet, as is the TV but the undoubted star of the show is the Aeris bioethanol fire from Cocoon, which doesn’t require a flue or a connection to gas or electricity. Suspended from the ceiling, it runs on bio ethanol, a plant-based fuel, and when lit it throws out warmth with no ash, soot or smoke.A must-have in the open plan kitchen/living space was a bar, which is neatly hidden away in a bespoke fitted cabinet, as is the TV but the undoubted star of the show is the Aeris bioethanol fire from Cocoon, which doesn’t require a flue or a connection to gas or electricity. Suspended from the ceiling, it runs on bio ethanol, a plant-based fuel, and when lit it throws out warmth with no ash, soot or smoke.
A must-have in the open plan kitchen/living space was a bar, which is neatly hidden away in a bespoke fitted cabinet, as is the TV but the undoubted star of the show is the Aeris bioethanol fire from Cocoon, which doesn’t require a flue or a connection to gas or electricity. Suspended from the ceiling, it runs on bio ethanol, a plant-based fuel, and when lit it throws out warmth with no ash, soot or smoke.

Take a picture tour of this super stylish home in Leeds belonging to Design Tonic founder Amanda Cook

Design Tonic founder Amanda Cook shows us round her gorgeous home in Leeds

It comes as no surprise to find that the home of Amanda and Tom Cook is nothing less than fabulous. The couple are a creative powerhouse. Amanda is co-founder of Wetherby-based Design Tonic Ltd, which specialises in commercial interior design, build and fit-out projects.

High profile clients include Leeds United and Yorkshire County Cricket Club and she and her team are responsible for some of the most fashionable offices, shops, bars and restaurants in Yorkshire. Tom, a town planner, is Leeds divisional director of planning at property and construction consultancy Zerum and is also full of fresh ideas.

They moved to their tucked-away, converted barn in the Roundhay area of North Leeds just over a year ago when it was part-finished, leaving them to fit out the basic shell to their own specification. The result is a super-stylish, relaxed and sociable home.

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