The Plantation Style Home of Alanna Smit
The Plantation Style Home of Alanna Smit Photography: Simon Whitbread Words: Bly Carpenter At a time when Australia’s interpretation of plantation, Hamptons and coastal style interiors has become (dare we say it?) rather predictable and twee, it’s refreshing to step into the understated elegance of Alanna Smit’s tropical hideaway on Sydney’s …
A Dark and Handsome Kitchen
Design by Robert Bakes and Cecil Baker & Partners, Photograph by Thomas Loof for House Beautiful Smooth Lines and Dark Neutrals (kitchen in modern house by designer Alexandra Fazio of Cecil Baker & Partners) -- Luce di Luna marble, walnut cabinets by Robert Bakes and a 16 1/2-foot island (seats eight), hand-troweled plaster backsplash made to look like an old concrete wall.