Entries in pastel (8)
Perched on the roof of an Edwardian era building are 15 new apartments, 231 Smith Street, Fitzroy by developer Neometro in collaboration with MA Architects and Grant Amon Architects. While old meets new on the exterior inside while patel hues are wed with wood. Light, bright, contemporary style in small space living.
Nika Los of Ukraine-based interior and product design firm Mooseberry design group emailed the other day. They have designed some really fun small apartments and while I am getting a computer-generated vibe, this one caught my eye and I had to share. The pastel colour palette is not usually my thing but with the white floors it is very bright and cheerful while being a bit subtle. Add a red Smeg fridge for some oomph and you've got a good thing going here.
(Sorry - hoping pets on furniture will be back next week. Send photos to desiretoinspirekim[at]hotmail[dot]com)
Neither Kim nor I have kids. It goes a long way to explaining why we don't feature children's rooms on Desire to Inspire. (Besides which Kim's twin sister Julia has a great kid's design blog the boo and the boy so why compete :) The trouble is when I came across Petite Vintage Interiors by Belinda Kurtz I started oohing and aahing and gushing. I stopped short of wanting to have a child. I'll just have me some of the gelati spotted, vintage fun instead. I wish my room had looked like this when I was little.
"This light filled harbour-side location and the client's artistic background enabled us to explore subtle pastel hues mixed with a more artisan approach in detailing the Woolloomooloo Bay apartment. The selection of lime-washed timber floor boards paired with soft pistachio and grey hues created a tranquil and calming environment".
Pastel perfection by SJB.