THE WHISKEY ROOM

PHOTOGRAPHY
Timothy Kaye

STYLING
Simone Haag Team

After many years living abroad, our clients had recently returned to Melbourne, with the intention of spending quality time under the same roof as their grownup children before becoming empty nesters. They wanted their new home to be both comfortable and inviting as well as a permanent receptacle for the unique pieces that they had collected on their travels.

We were commissioned to re-imagine the informal living room, entrance hall and the master bedroom. Taking cues from the colour palette defined by the client we assembled a series of statement pieces that created unexpected moments, like the oversized Sammode Studio lamp and Dedar wallpapered ceiling. The unique mix of vintage, pre-owned and new pieces also includes a restored Italian book case, a Florence Knoll credenza and the Italian Gronda Mirror/Coat Racks. Despite working with an earthy palette, we succeeded in creating a richly textured series of spaces that are sophisticated yet accessible.

Simone’s heart is in every project. Every piece in our home is so unique and yet they all work so  well together. That is Simone’s gift. She is able to pull so many elements together in a way that is definitely not cookie cutter. Her work is absolutely original. 

~ Client