The Originals by Deborah Bibby
Seven original Australian beach houses gently restored, each brilliantly inspirational. Intensely visual, effortless, sustainable and beautifully crafted interiors, all varied examples of simple living and past connections. Owners that have embraced both the imperfections and quirkiness of the original buildings, and created cool and highly individual homes. From a cottage on the wild Tasmania coastline to a little black shack chasing the breathtaking Pacific horizon - the ocean has more than influenced the style of all seven homes. With a narrative in the form of letters from the homeowners, each tell a very personal story of their homes. The stories are warm, rich and wonderful with their surprising design ideas shared and essential directory of resources revealed. Welcome to The Originals, a book that will inspire readers to nruture their own distinctive style, break away from expectations and create a home like none other.
About the Author
Deborah Bibby has 20+ years in leading teams across print, product and digital in the interior design and fashion space. The founding editor-in-chief of award-winning interior magazine and lifestyle brand Real Living, Deborah held this role for eleven years as well as editing numerous titles in both Sydney and London and most recently as founding editor-in-chief of JONES and Mr. Jones magazines. Deborah is obsessed with interiors, the more unscripted the better. She is currently working on her second interior book and a new platform in the interior space.