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Friday
Jan272012

Modern terrace stalking

What! Stalking two days in a row? At last the real estate market has woken up from its post Christmas stupor and interesting properties are starting to pop up on website pages. Today's stalking is a Woollahra, Sydney terrace. I love the seamless transition from kitchen to courtyard then on to a separate office space/guest house at the rear. Love the bookcase wall, the lap pool and I think I could just about force myself to drink coffee and read the papers on a Sunday morning under that lovely tree. Link here while it lasts.

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Thursday
Jan262012

Some heart and some home

It's been a pretty busy week so far, and it's going to be an interesting weekend - looks like a trip to Hamilton (or at least a meeting halfway) is happening to bring my stray cat to her new home. Wanda, an absolute angel, has offered to provide this poor cat the home and the love she deserves and I can't wait for the 2 of them to start a new part of their lives together (dammit I'm tearing up). On the subject of hearts and homes, here are some lovely photos from UK online magazine Heart Home (see more in this post).

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Thursday
Jan262012

Burgers Architecture

Loving the portfolio of Vancouver- based, award-winning architecture firm Burgers Architecture Inc. Their attention to detail and the way they maximize the views beyond the structures is fabulous.


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Thursday
Jan262012

Stalking warehouse déjà vu

You've seen this Surry Hills warehouse before. You've "oohed" and "aahed" over it here on the blog. It was shortlisted for the 2011 Australian Interior Design Awards. You saw it here remember? Ah yes! Now you remember. Certainly looks a little different. More lived in. More cluttered. Not so beautifully styled and squeaky new but still the same wonderful bones created by Hare + Klein Interior Design. If like me you wanted to move straight in when you first saw it then you are in luck. It's up for sale. Link here while it lasts. I'd just need to make it a little bit more like it was in the original story ;)

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Thursday
Jan262012

White box

New white box within a white historic shell. 110m2 in a former industrial complex. The roughness of the original concrete and brick building is smoothed by a coat of white paint but still plays against the volume of the new plaster box housing kitchen, bath, bedroom and mezzanine study. Drama is created by the use of black in large industrial windows, kitchen surfaces and furniture. Minimalist apartment by Bruno Vanbesien.

"We believe in the craftsmanship and the use of natural materials. We especially use natural light and the power of the detail. It's all in the details. The purer a space becomes by leaving all ballast or decoration, the more weight the details get."

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