Eclectic Minimalism. Olivia Babarczy Home.
Photography: Julie Adams
Olivia Babarczy if the founder of the plunge collective an online space for sophisticated resort wear pieces that exude beach and pool side glamour. What is more impressive is her house in Sydney which is today featured on our section, Portrel Interiors.
The house was built in the 1920s in Spanish mission style and designed by architect Glynn Gilling
” In terms of the renovation itself, I wanted to be sympathetic to the authenticity and romanticism of the building but modernise it. It was a very organic process. The result is a very light filled, modern home which I think is still true to its Spanish heritage but with both Scandinavian and Californian influences and quite a monochrome pallet.” admits Olivia.
The main living room is connected to the dining room and to the incorporated home office. The entire space of the house is wide open while at the meantime ti gives the sense of cohesion and the furniture is minimal with mid-century key pieces.
The monochrome kitchen was inspired by the Mykonos kaftan of the Plunge Collective.
Function and form come together with gorgeous built-in bookcase where some books were arranged vertically and others were set on their sides, adding pattern within this elegant display place for treasures and memories.
Industrial steel pedants lights, steel factory-style windows that dominate the place, all within a crisp white palette.
photos courtesy by the :Grace Tales