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6 Brolo Court, O’Connor, WA 6163
Inside, colours pop and unique art makes a statement
against varying shades of grey surfaces.
“My aunt, Barbara D’Arcy White, was an amazing
designer and she picked the interior colours for the house,”
says owner Paul. Barbara – who was best known for her work
from 1958 to 1973 as the chief decorator of the model rooms
in the furniture department of Bloomingdale’s flagship
Manhattan store – had a clear vision for the home from the
“As the dining room and living room are mostly glass,
Barbara felt that the dark grey would add drama to the space
while drawing focus outside to the view and the rich colours
of the trees,” says Paul. “We added a matching light grey in the
guest bedroom and the upstairs playroom to provide contrast,
while still staying neutral in the big public spaces.”
03 An elegant chandelier softens the dining room space, while built-in shelves throughout the
home feature a range of coloured lighting that best displays the owner’s collection of artifacts.
04 The wild and wacky clay statues by Mexican folk artist Zerapio Medrano create not only a burst
of colour in the space but also an interesting conversation starter for guests.
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