/ Melinda’s beautiful painting is a strong piece. I wanted to pull out the colours and contrast them through the cushions and accessories, while keeping the base neutral. The pop of mustard in the ottoman and the copper cushion contrast so beautifully to the pinks and blues in the painting. /
Alexandra Carter, Harlow + Willow
Loam Australia Folio linen sofa, $2,231; Elysia lounge chair (left), $7,490; Brixton armchair (right), $2,705; Sink coffee table, $1,515; Laurel side table, $2,310; and Pinocchio floor lamp, $510. Onyx and Smoke Lavish velvet ottoman, $240; cushions from $110 to $170 Ceramics on table from left: Heirloom vessel in natural, $176; Sole Ceramics terracotta vases, $62 and $34. Blue vase on side table: Sole Ceramics, $220. Elle Design Rugs, Vintage Persian rug, hand knotted wool, $6,500.
Image: Melinda Giblett, New Year’s Day 2020. Acrylic and ink on plywood, 120 x 120cm. Courtesy: the artist. Photo: Jody D’Arcy