A colourful family seaside home and not a coastal cliche in sight. Think fun and fabulous, open plan and private spaces, orange and red, green and blue and don’t forget the yellow. An eclectic richness carefully curated to seem effortless and welcoming. Seaside House by London-based Studio Ashby.
“The project consisted of a long process of research to create a harmonious arrangement of colours, materials and forms while adhering to the budget. Neimann was inspired by the place and by the person. Above all, he wanted to give the house an identity through eclectic decor and handpicked objects, mixing 20th-century furniture in general – with pieces ranging from the late 19th-century all the way up to the 1980s …”
Paraíso. It’s Portuguese for heaven. Not just the location but this beautifully rustic but oh so chic Comporta cabana by Lisbon-based Barracuda Interiors. Be still my beating heart!
Old and new. Soft and subdued in private areas, luxe and dramatic in public spaces. Antique and bespoke with an emphasis on ongoing patina of materials and the pattern of stone. Carefully curated and but playful. John Street by Sydney-based Phoebe Nicol.
“The interior design direction is informed by the laid-back Australian lifestyle layered with the depth of European tone. The interiors are designed to complement the architecture in geometry, materiality, and finish. The journey of the home is a sequence of shifting palettes that transition between spaces to provide a sense subtle separation within open plan spaces. The interior base palette is tonally consistent, composed of; polished concrete, walnut timber, rattan, and bronze, enriched with variations of colour and texture using marble and sandstone. The palette shifts to both complement the daily rituals of the family and also the connection with the landscape and bay. “
Contemporary interior design informed by location and lifestyle, enriched by bespoke luxury. Gunnamatta House by Akin Atelier.
“We value people and design, passion and innovation, quality and integrity, collaboration and relationships, working hard and having fun.”
Luxe living with drama and style. A black and white colour palette warmed by cognac accents provides the stage for statement furniture and art. Berwick Residence by Melbourne-based Martin J Scott Design.
Photography by Tess Kelly