“WHEN WE DESIGNED OUR BEACH HOUSE WE WANTED IT TO feel and look SWEDISH, WHICH IS MY BACKGROUND, AND WE COULDN’T BE HAPPIER WITH THE SPACE” ~ SABINA, HOMEOWNER
This entertainer in coastal Victoria received a round of applause from our judges. “Architecturally, this is a beautiful space,” says HB editor Sarah. “The staircase is amazing and they’ve chosen some beautiful fittings.” The stylish pendant that drops from the double-height ceiling particularly caught the eye of Jessica, Temple & Webster’s head of styling. “It makes a statement without being overpowering,” she says. beauty secrets:
Swedish-born Sabina drew on her Nordic heritage when she and her husband, Andrew, built their holiday home in early 2015. “I love the fact it’s all white,” says Sabina, who chose Taubmans Crisp White for the interiors. “It’s like a blank canvas. I also find it very calming and relaxing.” Carefully chosen pieces include a 12-seat table from Dare Gallery, Ikea chairs and a chandelier from Matt Blatt. “I wanted a home that would entice family and friends to visit from Sweden, and it worked!” says Sabina.