East Side Story

Screen Shot 2013-07-21 at 1.46.08 PMThe beauty contained within a small Sydney cottage is revealed thanks to an owner-decorater who artfully mixes antique furniture, modern art and the unexpectedly quirky. Screen Shot 2013-07-21 at 1.45.46 PM AF5

England circa 1840, oak concave framed mirror (AF5)

AZ96EQ81  Belgium circa 1880 set of Belgian pots (AZ96), England circa 1750 oak 3 drawer dresser on padded feet (Q81)

Screen Shot 2013-07-21 at 1.46.22 PM AW167F AW167E AW167DAW177C

France circa 1900 set of chemist glass beakers (AW167)

Screen Shot 2013-07-21 at 1.46.37 PM  “When you’re in the business of decorating it can be difficult to resist the temptation to constantly transform your surroundings” says New Zealand born Robbie Nicol.

Screen shot 2013-01-17 at 6.29.48 PMScreen Shot 2013-07-23 at 8.38.21 AMEngland circa 1880 set of 65 leather bound books (AZ149), France circa 1880 Spelter candlestick (AZ58)

Screen Shot 2013-07-21 at 1.46.57 PM“I can’t change the furniture, unfortunately, but I do move it around….I like to have the wow factor in every room.”

header-1 AY21England circa 1900 leather wing chair (AZ3), England circa 1880 leather top stool (AY21)Screen Shot 2013-07-23 at 8.52.51 AM

Nicole travels regularly for inspiration, including Milan, Paris and Los Angeles for research. “I am always being inspired by things. When I come back from the States, I will probably want to change things again.” On top of her current professional projects, her home is constantly evolving.

AP255AX71  England circa 1780 drop-leaf table (AP250), England circa 1880 dutch chest of drawers in fruitwood (AX71)

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Italy circa 1900 hat mold (AY237)

You can read the entire article here in Vogue Living.

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