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Wednesday
Oct152014

From my window

Everyday I see this house. No that's a lie. Everyday I see the roof of this house from my window at work. Everyday finds me wondering what it looks like and who designed it. Now I know. Switch by Aardvarc.

Wednesday
Oct082014

Benchmark

I have a thing for repurposed work benches. Do you? By Donald Lococo Architects.

Thursday
Apr102014

Crab Shack

Something about restaurant and retail design has been pulling me in lately. Inspiration can be found everywhere. It seems I'm still not over the recycled, chippy paint boards trend. The Crab Shack (New Zealand) by HBO+EMTB via the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards.

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Monday
Nov252013

Stalking shipping containers

I've been stalking houses in Sydney and Melbourne lately. Perhaps I've been a bit of a snob. I've ignored my own backyard here in Brisbane. So when I finally started stalking the local streets again on the weekend I found this amazing shipping container house in the riverside suburb of Graceville. We've featured shipping container conversions on Desire to Inspire before (like this guest house and a commercial space in Brazil) but this takes the use of containers to another level. Three levels in fact. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, extensive open plan living area and a level of finish that belies the industrial origin of the building blocks. The link to the real estate listing is here and you'll find an interview with the builder/designer Todd Miller from Ziegler Build here.

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Wednesday
Nov202013

Upcycled boudoir

Hanging pallet bed, shutter wall, workbench vanity. Simple upcycling adds another layer to this showcase room by Barasona Design.

(Truth be told I have an obsession with collecting images of pallet beds like collecting church conversions. A decorating tic perhaps.)