My secret stalker has been taunting me again. No make that torturing. She found this warehouse apartment in Collingwood, Melbourne. OMG. I spy a Le Bambole single seater in scuffed leather (yum), a Sigurd Ressel Falcon Chair as well as enough Thonet to start a restaurant. Here's what the real estate agent says ...
The Furnace Kiln. Offering something very special, this century old distillery has been sympathetically converted with large intimate spaces and flexible floor plan. Enter into an expansive gallery, office or living area with separate bedroom, study and garage. Up the thick Jarrah stairs to the spacious open plan kitchen, living and dining areas, two sets of double doors leading to the walled garden terrace. The upper level is a fabulous and expansive private retreat with bedroom, walk-in-robe and ensuite, study area and two further sets of double doors opening to Juliet balconies. This is a truly amazing and very private, residence that warrants inspection.
This residence doesn't only warrant an inspection it warrants me selling my soul to the design devil! Link here while it lasts.
Production Designer Michael Bednark just finished work on this cottage in Provincetown, MA and his agency sent through some photos. Love the zinc wrapped counters and shelving he created. Might have to steal this idea for my own temporary kitchen re-do. Believe it or not he also painted all of the walls to look as if they had a thousand layers of paint and then glazed them to look aged. I'd love a weekend relaxing in this tiny kitchen, whipping up a tasty something, leaning against the counter chin wagging with friends. Think I need those blue spongeware dishes too. Thanks to Alison from The Magnet Agency.
I was reading a magazine the other day (Elle Decoration perhaps) and came across some gorgeous photos by the talented David Woolley. According to his website he has worked for many of the top mags (Marie Claire, Wallpaper, GQ), commercial campaigns and celebrity portraits (hottie Jason Statham!!). I fell in love with the diversity of his interior portfolio - some modern, some mid-century, some dark and moody....and all perfectly captured.
Beautiful, hermoso, smukke, bell, mooi, belle, schön, όμορφη, bello, vakker, piękny, frumos, красивый, vackra, güzel, belo, 美しい. I think I really need to own this house. I have a love hate relationship with my stalking addiction. I find beauty on a Melbourne street corner and I am smitten but could never buy it. Perhaps I can afford just the outside. Yes just the outside, maybe. Link here while it lasts.