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Wednesday
Dec102014

Harold Street

In case you haven't noticed I've jumped on the contemporary Australian design bandwagon. I'm excited by the spaces being created in my country at the moment none more so than simple domestic spaces. Family homes with flair. Day to day living with style and storage solutions. Looks good, works well, feeds the soul. Like the latest work by Nest Architects, a renovation and addition to a small traditional inner city Melbourne house.

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Monday
Dec082014

Jewel House

A gem of a small house extension and backyard studio. Light dances through brick lattice and skylights while the simple triangular volume provides living and sleeping space. Floating. Lightweight. Jewel House by Karen Abernathy Architects.

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Wednesday
Dec032014

Down the laneway

Fat dogs and squealing, happy kids. The perfect kitchen accessories. Northcote Laneway House. Great family space designed by small Melbourne based firm Architected. Real living, real spaces, get real design.

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Tuesday
Dec022014

What's hiding behind the facade?

Zinc, concrete blockwork, marble and bluestone on the exterior of this two storey extension to a traditional, Edwardian home. White interior and timber floors with colour play from artwork and flashes of rimini blue. Contemporary living ... that's what's hiding behind the facade. Malvern East House by Pleysier Perkins.

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Monday
Dec012014

The villa

Abandoned for years this late Victorian era house and stables in Fitzroy, Melbourne has been reinvented by Nest Architects. The remaining two original rooms open into a thoroughly modern family home with overlapping rooms as opposed to strictly open plan allowing for public and intimate spaces. A cleverly designed home filled with the owners eclectic furniture and art. Personality plus.

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