Photograph: Sophia Interior, night

In this light the successive layers of milky brown gloss paint make the back of the chair look like embossed leather. This compliments the texture and lurid colours of the kitsch plaster mural behind it which depicts a group of Turkish women making bread in the mountains. This scene is illuminated by a twin twenties downlight, its forked brass stem culminating in two frowzy pleated paper shades. One red. One yellow.