SOANE, Sir John
(b. 1753, Goring, d. 1837, London)

Interior view

Sir John Soane's Museum, London

In his own house in London, Soane brought together all his design features: top-lighting or side-lighting (direct or indirect) illuminating a room in unusual ways; domed rooms; and the reduction of Classical grammar to the simplest, basic rectangular form and flat linear patterns.

The photo shows the breakfast room.