Entries in brick (116)

Friday
Feb022018

Masculine glamour at Casa Botelho

João Botelho, interior and furniture designer at Casa Botelho based in London, is drawn to masculine glamour, symmetry and to-die-for statement lighting. Even if it means bashing your head frequently on the massive light fixture hanging low over the bed. This is João's glorious four-storey East London townhouse (including a couple of iterations of his living room). 

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Monday
Jan292018

A youthful Park Slope brownstone 

A fun, youthful and sun-filled vibe is happening in this Park Slope brownstone designed by Lauren Wills of Wills Design Associates. Furntiure that is eclectic and comfortable makes for a perfect family-friendly home.

Wednesday
Nov292017

Chocolate brick is cool again

I knew the day would come when chocolate brown brick was cool again, when hipsters would embrace the bain of the 70s and 80s, re-inventing and re-invigorating the humble little brick. Those of us who lived through its last incarnation gladly waved goodbye to the light-sucking, prison-like boxes that were often made from it ... but not now. It's back and it's bold and bright. It's all in how you use the little blighter. Welcome back chocolate brown brick! Dolce Lane house by Klopper & Davis Architects.

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Saturday
Nov182017

Stalking on a Saturday

A glimpse of a very contemporary addition to the side of the facade is a dead giveaway that this home in Melbourne's Fitzroy North is not what it seems from the street. I'm stalking an Edwardian era red brick home with a industrial modern extension. Love the play of the black steel against the brick and the monumental kitchen island with its rich green tiles and old timber beams. Link here while it lasts.

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Saturday
Nov112017

Working on a Saturday

It's like I say week after week ... if you have to drag yourself inro work on a weekend it helps if it's somewhere stylish. This week I'd have no problems doing overtime at these Liftopia offices by Katie Martinez Design.

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