Sibella Court's wanderlust has made her one of the world's most sought-after stylists and creative directors. Much like her avian counterpart, the Australian bowerbird, Sibella is famous for creating interiors that entice and inspire from found objects, beloved mementos and upcycled furniture. In Bowerbird, Sibella's new book of ideas and interiors, she shares her approach to achieving unique style, a firm believer that our own collections, imparting the memories they do, are a vital part of any home.
In this, her most personal book yet, Sibella showcases her love of collecting and her own collections. From shells to vintage hardware and to portraits of moustached men, this book of practical inspiration shows you how your belongings can be a centrepiece or subtle elements that reflect your space, your apartment, your house and your passions.
About the Author
Sibella Court is an interior stylist & creative director: from vision & concept through to direction & creation. Her most recent spaces for private clients & the Merivale Group include El Loco, 30 Knots, Upstairs at The Beresford, MsG’s, York 75, Bistrode CBD and Private Dining at Ivy.
She returned home to Sydney to launch her brand and shop, The Society inc., after 15 years living & working in New York. Her store is home to hardware & haberdashery & treasures collected globetrotting & adventuring into terrains less trodden.
In New York she was styling in demand for retail giants Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s, Saks on Fifth Ave, Pottery Barn, Target and West Elm as well as publications Gourmet, Marie Claire and Vogue Living. Sibella travels between her two homes regularly for jobs & inspiration. Her projects have been vast including concept, design and styling for commercial and residential interiors, magazine & advertising shoots, catalogues and product design with a nail polish, hardware and 110-colour paint range under The Society inc.
Her wanderlust has seen her accumulate over twenty years of global inspiration from trips frequenting South East Asia, India, Europe, the Middle East, the States, Central America and Australia (and that’s just in the last year). She travels alone, with the Anthropologie inspiration team & because she is a nomad.
Sibella is a best-selling author: award-winning, Etcetera etc: creating beautiful interiors with the things you love, The Stylist’s Guide to NYC and Nomad: bringing your travels home due for release globally in November. She has written extensively for publications such as CountryStyle, Grazia, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue Living as a feature writer & contributing editor.
A history degree allows Sibella a unique foundation on which to combine research, travel & inspiration into projects that are unique, magical & unexampled.
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Great ideas for creating beautiful vignettes in your home using found and old objects. Things you never thought of will become objects of desire. Sibella shows how you can fill your home with fabulous but inexpensive things.
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st October 2012
Publisher: ABC Books
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 26.5 x 3.0
Weight (kg): 1.32