James' Habitat

James sits in his garden on a pub style bench, surrounded by planted flowers and shrubs.

James Thurgood

Visual Artist

James Thurgood is a visual artist living with his partner Jarred in Hither Green, south east London. His work shines through in the details of his flat – books, graphic prints, jam jar storage – which serves as both a living space and studio.

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A wooden table shows a selection of books.
A busy, vintage style wooden desk with pots, pens and drawing pads.


A minimalist style creates a dynamic workspace in James’ flat. "I love the size of our place and its industrial nature. I love having my workspace in my home."

James' computer and a silver desk lamp.
An image looking down from James' ceiling shows a busy bookshelf.
A book shelf and desk with a green window frame, painted green stairs and a green door.


We actually moved from the flat next door! The previous tenants were artistic as well, one of them is a costume designer for NTC and Secret Cinema."

Family is never far away for James and his partner, “Jarred’s mum lives down the road, so it really feels like home.”

An assortment of kitchen utensils and accessories against dark green tiles.

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