Take a traditional style home. Add a liberal dose of colour and pattern. Don’t forget it should be light, bright and lively and definitely have a youthful exuberance. The result? A wonderful family home, bright, fab and fun. Hancock Park house by Jennifer Culp of .
Photography by Dominique Vorrillon
Yes I know I posted an office on Saturday. Li even posted an office on Sunday but I knew you would forgive a hat trick of workplaces once you set eyes on this library nirvana. This is , a purveyor of rare books, manuscripts and paintings in Sydney’s Surry Hills. Richly layered, beautifully curated, this gem of a space was designed by and is quite possibly the most beautiful retail/office space I have ever set eyes upon. Once I had entered I would never want to leave.
“We create spaces that truly reflect and perfectly fit the people who use them; making comfortable and atmospheric spaces that speak from the heart, to the heart.”
From rabbit warren like student accommodation to comfortable family home all within a heritage listed five-storey Georgian townhouse with 4 metre ceilings. A daunting but exciting design challenge for . How to create a warm inviting home yet restore or replace original features? Here’s how.
I’m stalking in Sydney’s inner suburb of Surry Hills, walking through its historic streets indulging my love of 19th century terrace houses. Behind this grey facade is a house with a flipped floor plan, living on the top, bedrooms on the bottom. It’s not the floor plan change that drew me in. It’s the bright, white interiors punctuated with tribal carpets and pillows, the artwork and a lovely, simple dining room. Link while it lasts.