It’s like I say time and time again. If you have to drag yourself into work on a weekend it better be somewhere stylish … and chic and beautiful and totally somewhere you’d want to live let alone work. Well that, at least, is the way I feel about interior designer ‘s Kellett St Design Studio.
“The spaces we craft are liveable, engaging and beautifully resolved, with a contemporary feel in our distinctively effortless style. We achieve this through deeply thought out spatial planning alongside the use of bespoke materials, customised detailing, exceptional palettes and textural layerings.” – .
This timeless and elegant renovation by the Sydney-based interior design firm is the perfect example. Think hand painted joinery, calacutta marble and bespoke textiles.
“A contemporary design yet sympathetic to the Victorian era of the existing house. A new pavilion structure with a dramatic roof form creates a strong connection to the outdoors & maximises natural light. Tranquility was a key concept that we followed through with keeping the finishes and textures in a soft tone with fine black detailing through the fireplace design, curtain rails, steel windows & door framing. Light filled, elegant and robust to handle family life.”
It’s what Australian architects do so well, a modern addition to a historic building without loss of integrity or style. Canning Street House by .
Photography by Tom Blachford.
I’m still real estate hunting in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick. The simple Edwardian facade allows glimpses of a two storey modern extension by Preston Lane Architects. Highlights include streamlined open plan living and a seamless flow from inside to out with great al fresco living in a low maintenance garden. Link while it lasts.
I’m chasing the dream in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick where a warehouse conversion with separate studio at the rear has caught my eye. The unimposing gray facade provides no clues as to the industrial meets textural, monochrome with a hint of coastal interior. Shouldn’t work you’d think but what could have been a stark interior is warm and welcoming. Bonus is if I buy it you can come visit and stay in the cute as a button studio. Link while it lasts.