Designer’s Brief: Paula Starrs

Sydney-based interior designer Suzanne Gorman creates sophisticated and achievable looks for these five works of art.

Paula Starrs, Shady Road, 2022. Acrylic painting, framed in natural ash,123 x 93cm.Courtesy:the artist.

Paula StarrsShady Road would look best in a dining room with a delicate balance of new and modern classics. Thonet chairs by Marcel Breuer, an icon of the Bauhaus and modern furniture movement, would surround a soft Linear Wood dining table by Living Edge, with Paola Parnoetto’s clay bowls from Fanuli adding a pop of interest and tactility to the table setting. Keeping the furniture and décor minimal in colour and shape will make the artwork sing as the central feature in the room. Natural materials such as timber and clay link back to the work which leads the eye down a beautiful tree lined track.

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