THE NEW MED
Home Beautiful|November 2021
Classic Mediterranean style leaps gracefully into sparkling new waters – our take is eclectic and playful, yet as elegantly European as ever
CORINA KOCH

Sideboard, as before. On sideboard: Vintage Italian rattan table lamp in Natural, $3950, Conley & Co. ‘Malmo’ entree plate, $34.95, Papaya. ‘Living with Matisse, Picasso and The New Decade’ coffee table book, $100, Dymocks. ‘Interior Architecture’ book by Pierre Yovanovitch, $130, Loam. ‘Wabii Sabi’ folded sculpture in brass, $1600, The Visuals. ‘The Settling Dust’ artwork by Marisa Purcell, $6000 (unframed), Olsen Gallery.

Manado’ rattan sideboard, $2199/82cm x 163cm, La Maison. Wrapped rope-footed stool in Natural, $1210, Laura Kincade. Coe Studio coiled sculpture in White, $1600, Tow and Line. ‘Saint Malo’ linen-covered sofa in Crisp White, $2999/94cm x 220cm, La Maison. ‘Round’ cushion in Ochre, $340, Lucy Montgomery. Vintage French Brutalist chairs in solid wood, $2950 each, Tigmi Trading. ‘Arclight’ coffee table in Silver Leaf/Glass, $7750, Laura Kincade. ‘Irreverent’ book by Carine Roitfeld, $199, Book Depository. Aerin ‘Corvo’ side table in White, $1675, Palmer & Penn. Vintage Murano ‘Spike’ vase, $2500, and vintage French gilt mirror in Gold, $590, both Rachel Donath. Custom finger-jointed pine (FJP) wainscoting and skirting boards, $576, Intrim Mouldings. ‘With the passion of what becomes’ artwork by Graziela Guardino, $2500 (unframed), May Space Gallery. Sheer linen-blend curtains in Chloe Mist, $1465.20/2000mm x 3500mm, Luxaflex. ‘Bohemia’ Afghan rug in Cream, $4250/250cm x 310cm, Cadrys.

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“Don’t be afraid to go for bold contrast in colours and textures. Mix crisp white with aged character pieces and add pops of vibrant colour in yellow, red or blue”– Fiona Gould, Style Forecast style director

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