Making a bold statement in this gorgeous home in Paddington, Queensland designed by . Opening the kitchen and living areas to the panoramic city view and recently landscaped garden, as well as reconfiguring circulation paths, increasing room size and maximising storage, were all significant aspects of transforming this recently built reproduction country cottage into an open plan home for a young family. Bespoke joinery is punctuated with a graphic black and white materials palette with walnut, brass and leather detailing adding a subtle sophistication to each space. The client’s eclectic style and affinity for colour and pattern is reflected in the wall and window coverings, light fittings, artwork and furnishings. The result is a home that is a playful juxtaposition between modern and traditional, colour and monochromatic, bold graphic patterns and delicate floral designs. Photos: Toby Scott. Styling: Lynda Evans
A magical house in a magical spot in the magical land of New Zealand. Pardon me if I stay on the deck while you pop over to to see the rest of the . Such a clever transformation from deck to dining to twin tubs for twin soaking… soaking in the water and soaking in the view. (I’m assuming the tubs are hand or hose filled with simple drainage of the grey water into the garden. Now where can I incorporate this into my house?)
This Upper East Side apartment in New York is so dynamic with lots of patterns, colours, textures and artwork and shine. Perfect for a growing family who was looking for something family-friendly yet classically elegant and rich in colour. Beautifully done by .
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Sometimes I look at a home and my first thought isn’t “oh it’s beautiful,” not even a simple “wow”. No sometimes my green eyed monster stirs and I mutter “lucky bastards”. Facade, pool and terrace on Shelter Island by New York-based .