A crisp white backdrop with vibrant splashes of colour, through art and accessories, creates a playful palette in the Sydney home of Parlour X founder Eva Galambos.
WHAT HAS INFORMED AND INSPIRED YOUR INTERIORS STYLE? HAS THIS EVOLVED OVER TIME?
In terms of information, I travel a huge amount and with something of a photographic memory, I take mental snapshots of every place I visit. They stay in my head like a catalogue so that I can retrieve the information when I need it. I’ll admit, my memory isn’t quite what it used to be, but it’s still strong. In terms of style, it is constantly evolving. It is versatile. I am a big believer in design to suit the environment. Same with fashion. So the desire to create spaces that will last and that I will love more with time is paramount to me because I prefer less change as time goes on.
IS YOUR HOME A SANCTUARY OR DOES IT DOUBLE AS A WORK SPACE?
A sanctuary to spend quality time with family and friends. The reality is, it’s also a work space. With Europe’s time difference, I’m on my computer until late many nights after my kids go to sleep.
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DAYS OF HEAVEN
A new build in the Adelaide Hills presents the opportunity to create an interior befitting the home’s glorious surrounds.
CHERRY ON TOP
Set against neutral tones, the final flourish on this newly renovated heritage home in Melbourne is a bright pop of powerfully accented red.
Two in one has a special significance for this home in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. One of a pair by the same practice, it also has both public and private personas.
An elevated platform in the warehouse office of Studio Prineas creates a dedicated zone for staff to congregate and collaborate.
Embraced by its bushy hinterland habitat, a newly built family home radiates an aura of peace and harmony.
An elegant layering of lush patterns, rich colours and bespoke pieces has enveloped this home in warmth and created a welcoming ambience for a large extended family.
This lofty retreat presented fertile potential but also posed some tricky challenges for its enterprising designer.
Contemporary artwork and new openings have lightened the mood at this renovated 1930s family home in Melbourne.
With a look of maturity that belies its youth, an additional wing to a humble cottage, plus inspired makeovers inside and out, have transported this property to another realm.
WHITER SHADE of PALE
A neutral palette promotes a calm and elegant mood in this expansive Sydney home that is furnished with a judicious selection of antiques juxtaposed against contemporary art.