Natural beauty at a beach farmhouse

Posted on Thu, 22 Aug 2019 by midcenturyjo

A beautiful weekender for family and friends to gather together. Light, bright and calm. I’m imagining those long drapes fluttering in a stiff sea breeze. Reclaimed timber, tan leather, industrial hardware and white canvas. Perfect. Pony Stone by Melbourne-based interior atelier Sally Caroline.

Designers Retreat

Posted on Thu, 22 Aug 2019 by midcenturyjo

Retro futuristic with arched windows and sinuous spiral staircase this Glebe, Sydney home designed by Chenlow Little and part of Contemporary Hotels‘ stand-out stable of luxury accommodation is as stunning as it is intriguing. The killer view from the bedroom is just the icing on the cake. A real Designers Retreat.

Blindfold

Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 by midcenturyjo

Is my blindfold title about the art on the wall or the run of cabinets across the window in the kitchen? Perhaps both. Unley Kitchen by Williams Burton Leopardi.

Stone barn dreams

Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 by midcenturyjo

When it came time to save this neglected stone barn in Adelaide, South Australia from tumbling down the owners decided to celebrate the space by making it part of their family life. It became an entertainment area, a family room, a retreat. Oh to have something so special at the end of my garden! A beautiful conservation and repurposing by Williams Burton Leopardi.

  

Working on a Saturday

Posted on Sat, 17 Aug 2019 by midcenturyjo

Like I say time and time again. If you have to drag yourself into work on a weekend it helps if it’s somewhere super stylish. No one would be dragging me if I worked at
Williams Burton Leopardi. Their Adelaide design studio is , as they put it, “the place where the majority of our time is spent, a space to be inspired, a space to be outgoing, a space to retreat, a space to collaborate, a space to ‘live life well’…and a space to love!”.