I guess many of you don't know that I studied in Australia. It's really my fault – I (and Stan) have never really properly introduced myself to you people. Well, my days as an Interior Architecture student at the University of New South Wales were fun, and I really enjoy every minute of my 3 years stay there. Imagine the clear blue skies and the pleasant weather. The latter is reason enough to make me wanna make another trip back there instantly. But with my current workload, I can only dream on.
Some of my fondest moments have gotta be the times when I'll pop by art galleries and flea markets with my pals from the Arts faculty (you know who you are!). I love art, and what better opportunities than these to get to window shop for beautiful pieces? Mind you, that's already the best deal for an art-hungry student with not much extra pennies in the pocket.
Talking about Australian art, I somehow have a taste for Aboriginal art. Maybe it's the bold graphics or the strong colours. I don't know, I just dig it. I even bought 2 stunning Aboriginal art pieces from a close artist friend about a year ago, though I haven't got the time to get the canvases stretched and framed. Poor things.
So, much fond memories came back today when I read about this particular home (on Style Files) that's already been featured in Australian Vogue Living, Decor8, Desire To Inspire (I hope I'm not the last one to find out about this apartment!). This is the home of Linda Gregoriou. A home chocked full of fantastic aboriginal art. Each and every artwork is stunning in its own right, and that only makes for a dramatic statement when these are placed together. The blending of these ethnic pieces with gorgeous, modern furniture and lighting from the likes of Ingo Maurer and Antonio Citterio really adds character to the room. Really love the unique design style.
Do you have any comments on this apartment? Love it as much as I do? Hate it? I'm eager to hear from you.