ahead of the curve
Varying shapes and heights will create balance, the trick is to find a common thread. Here, the curves of the lamp, coffee table and room divider echo one another. Unexpected elements will provide relief for the eye, so throw in an odd shape in a contrasting colour.
EMBRACE YOUR SHAPE Stanley 3-seater sofa in House of Hackney “Limerence” fabric, $7580, Arthur G. Curio cane partition in Green, $3480, Clickon Furniture. Carmen MKII chair in Sarah Ellison “Cheetah” fabric, $1860, Arthur G. Maison Sarah Lavoine “Riviera” pair of coffee tables, $3150, Bastille and Sons. Elle “Pillar” coffee table in Matt White/White, $2530, GlobeWest. ON SOFA Honeycomb quilted cushion in Blush, $39.95, and Urban geo pillow, $34.95, Gallery Home. Embroidered velvet bird cushion with beading, $143, Bisque Interiors. ON LEFT COFFEE TABLE Atollo 235 lamp in Brass, $3715, Euroluce. ON RIGHT COFFEE TABLE Orchids in a terrazzo pot, $280, Mandalay Flowers. ON CENTRE TABLE Harto “Leon” tray, $180 for a set, Clickon Furniture. Glass jug in Red & Blue, $77, Hay. ON WALL Dulux Wash&Wear Low Sheen paint in Perfect Pink and Magnetic Magic, both $91.55 for 4L. The Toast Danced With The Egg limited edition artwork by Stephen Ormandy, $2500 unframed, Olsen Gallery. ON FLOOR Paragon rug in Primrose (2.4m x 3m), $5200, Armadillo&Co.