Photo Gallery: Sabrina Linn’s Colourful Condo
Peek inside an industrial yet chic loft.
In Sabrina’s bright entryway, a laquered white hall table, unique drum light and white cube bench (with storage!) create visual interest. Hits of bright yellow in the flowers and striped rug perk up the space, as well.
The stylist mounted oversized corkboards in her foyer as an inspiration wall of favourite magazine images, sketches and fabric samples. She updated the settee — a $50 sample-sale find — with David Hicks fabric and fringe trim. For a change of pace, she laid a swatch of stylized floral fabric overtop.
Sabrina’s vision for the loft was a Palm Springs-inspired space lit with hits of tangerine and chartreuse. In her stylish living room, a pair of vintage swivel armchairs from a local junk shop were recovered in orange velvet. They balance the lighter neutral pieces, like the teak chairs and glass-topped coffee table. Mirrors atop the console add a touch of glamour.
Sabrina chose to leave the backdrop neutral and play up juicy-toned accessories like pillows and drapes, to create a cheery room full of character. A vibrant, carefully chosen palette like this one can change the look of a room like nothing else.
DIY shelves look like custom built-ins. Removing the door and running carpet throughout the bedroom and the en suite closet visually connects and enlarges the two areas. A chinoiserie-print curtain hides the stacking washer and dryer
Affordable acacia wood tiles—laid on top of the existing concrete—create a dramatic cabana effect in this outdoor space. A rectangular table and painted chairs also provide plenty of seating. "The bubble chandelier is one of my favourite pieces,
The clamshell lounger canopy provides shelter on sunny days as well as a perfect perch to watch the sunset over cocktails at night. Pillows in summer shades with fresh white piping (available via custom order through Sabrina Linn) add punch to an otherwise neutral, white-and-wood palette.
White accessories pop against natural materials, such as the acacia wood floor tiles and bamboo chairs. The clean palette matches the indoor area, making the balcony appear to as an extension to the living room.
For more, watch Suzanne Dimma’s Online TV tour of this loft.