I first met Garth Barnett ten years ago, I was employed by him to manage his four bedroom cliff side apartment in Avoca Beach for holiday letting. Garth has been my inspiration ever since that first meeting, his style eclectic mix international antiques with modern, to me, worked beautifully and is what I have always tried to do myself in my own home…. Garth Barnett designers is one of Sydney most sought after firms for exclusive residential and commercial development.
His team combines architecture, interior design, engineering , decoration and computer drafting and also more recently landscape design
I have featured just a few of his completed projects and will now show and tell his style I CTUALLY MADE A PHO
CLIFF AVENUE, AVOCA BEACH – (pictured next)
Wow this place was amazing, with the unique location and intended use of a holiday house demanding carefree casual living but with a sense of style and sophistication. This was achieved with an eclectic mix of international artifacts , Australian paintings, textures of linen, cotton and canvas, walls of glass and natural stone
COOK ROAD, CENTENNIAL PARK
Here is a stylish reinterpretation of an Edwardian terrace into a sophisticated urban townhouse, again using a mix of international pieces all together.. GURNER STREET, PADDINGTON
A reinterpretation of a modern neo classical (17th – 18th century) house. The plain façade was enhanced with a stone portico and shutters. Period French fireplaces were added to all major rooms. A mix of modern upholstery and fabrickswith French and asian pieces and modern art.
PENTHOUSE “VILLARD” POTTS POINT
Again similar to cliff avenue, this penthouse was brand new, the owners wanted to create a calm and tranquil interior giving an atmosphere of stylish chic city living as a backdrop for their own collection of antiques and artwork..
Garth has now gone one step further believing outside space is as...