Black And White House With Two Amazing Terraces

This stylish Sydney renovation and extension was created by Amber road Design

This stylish Sydney renovation and extension was created by Amber road Design

A single piece of art from the homeowner’s collection provided the inspiration for this stylish Sydney renovation and extension by Amber Road Design. A parents’ retreat, facade and landscaping were created always with consideration of the interaction of internal and external spaces. Blurring boundaries between the inside and out was essential. By creating a louvered facade, it provided the end user a myriad of experiences throughout a single day.

The home is decorated in modern style, with a beautiful play of textures and bold artworks. Both inside and outside you’ll see white walls: outside not to be overheated and inside to get a clean background and make the home look more spacious. Though, inside even simple white walls have a texture that appeals. There are also dark wood covered walls to create a contrast with white surfaces; the floors are also dark.

The space is open-plan, and I totally love the idea of using colorful furniture in such contrasting dark and white backdrop. The living space shows off a comfy upholstered sofa in deep blue color, which reminds of the sea and a couple of coffee tables with colorful legs. The lamps over this area are colorful hand-woven ones, which looks eye-catching in such a minimal backdrop.

The ethnic influence can be also seen in the bedroom zone, which boasts of ethnic bedding and statuettes. The nightstand is realized in a minimalist and functional way: it’s a bold niche shelf with a small hanging lamp.

The whole extension is opened to the outdoors: these are a large shuttered balcony and terrace with a colorful hanging woven chair that reminds of the lamps inside perfectly. Next to the pool there’s another terrace or a pool nook to enjoy spending time outside. The whole house has a Mediterranean look with those white walls, bold artworks and woven pieces.

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The home is called Inside Out House as it's open to outside

The home is called Inside Out House as it's open to outside

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It has a Mediterranean and somewaht Eastern feel in decor

It has a Mediterranean and somewaht Eastern feel in decor

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The balcony is shuttered and gives wonderful views

The balcony is shuttered and gives wonderful views

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The interiors are open-plan ones

The interiors are open-plan ones

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Inside you'll see a mix of white and dark wood and dark tiles, which give this home a minimalist look

Inside you'll see a mix of white and dark wood and dark tiles, which give this home a minimalist look

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The bedroom space has an ethnic flavor with these textiles and woven lamps

The bedroom space has an ethnic flavor with these textiles and woven lamps

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Pieces of artwork look amazing in the minimalist background

Pieces of artwork look amazing in the minimalist background

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The nighstand is a bold niche shelf with a lamp

The nighstand is a bold niche shelf with a lamp

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There's a large terrace with a colorful hanging chair

There's a large terrace with a colorful hanging chair

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Another terrace is next to the plunge pool

Another terrace is next to the plunge pool