Away from it all

Posted on Mon, 15 Feb 2021 by midcenturyjo

A lush sanctuary in the inner city, the perfect place to get away from it all … without leaving home. And if fabulous al fresco gatherings with family and friends are more your thing? No worries. Your private oasis is party central. Balmain garden by Sydney-based Adam Robinson Design.

Photography by Sue Stubbs

Balancing act

Posted on Mon, 15 Feb 2021 by midcenturyjo

It’s a fine balancing act. Eclectic and exuberant, luxurious and timeless, family-friendly and West Side cool. Get it wrong and the balls will come tumbling down. No chance when your interior designer is Tali Roth. Her masterful reworking of this Chelsea townhouse is textured, layered, bold and bright.

Working on a Saturday

Posted on Sat, 13 Feb 2021 by midcenturyjo

It’s like I say week in week out. If you have to drag yourself into work on a weekend it helps if it’s somewhere stylish. Notary’s Office De Simencourt by Fleur Delesalle.

French by the sea

Posted on Thu, 11 Feb 2021 by midcenturyjo

Pardon me. I’m having a little daydream. The vaccines have brought Corona under control and we can travel again. I’ve packed my bag and hopped a plane to France. I’m in Cap Ferret and this sweet little beach shack is mine. Sigh. What a lovely, lovely daydream. Renovation of a holiday house by L’Atelier Delphine Carrère.

Karoo Homestead

Posted on Thu, 11 Feb 2021 by midcenturyjo

Gregory Mellor‘s aesthetic is understated and elegant with an emphasis on comfort and authenticity. For his own house in the South African countryside there is a mix of family antiques, textures and textiles. The look is rustic yet classically timeless.