Interior Designer Brendan Wong has earned himself a rock solid reputation in all the right circles. From gracing the pages of our finest interior design magazines to gloriously transforming some of Sydney’s most luxurious and enviable residences, his unmistakable trademarks of attainable decadence and princely sophistication have brought untold joy to many a creative, discerning and property-owning eye.
The Brendan Wong Cover for Belle Magazine 2015
He graduated from university (Bachelor Interior Design at Curtin), worked for a few years on corporate projects before moving to London to work for an architectural practice. Then moved to Paris for a few years to work and complete my Masters of Interior Architecture. It was there he founded is own design studio here in Sydney 10 years ago.
The American artist Tony Duquette, was aleays a inspiratuions for him, Tony Duquette who did a lot of stage and set design from the 40-70’s. His work is very bold and although more rich in decoration than my own, and could be very ornate at times, I love the way it keeps your eye meandering through the room.
For many years he been fascinated by purples. A pale lilac is always intriguing, it can shift from being strong in colour by day, to become almost neutral grey by evening. It also works well against monochromatic backdrops. More recently, his combining various colours in stronger hues across the whole spectrum. Colour is very personal so it’s often in collaboration with client’s taste.
The roaring 1920’s. It was a prosperous decade, the beginning of art deco, and the high energy atmosphere of entertaining really inspires him.