Phoebe Nicol of Phoebe Nicol Interior Architecture skilfully updated, refreshed and rationalised the Woollahra, NSW, property, bringing it into a new century all ready to face a beautiful future.
How did you become involved with this project and what was the client’s brief?
Owners Jessie and Maclay approached me in January 2020 as they had just purchased the house and were excited to renovate. It was their first home and their first renovation, and they wanted to create a young space that balanced its heritage features with a pared-back modernity. The final result is a home that is easy to live in without compromising on character.
What were the challenges of the space and how did you resolve them?
While the home’s facade is distinctly unchanged, the interior structure is completely new. The most challenging part of the design was incorporating a new master ensuite into the existing roof space. We really wanted to maximise every inch of usable area to ensure we capitalised on functionality.
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