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
From the pared-back sophistication of the formal living spaces to the cosy family areas, this home by West Hollywood based Studio Life/Style is beautifully curated with a restrained colour palette and a contemporary consideration of modern luxury. Simply in love with the living and dining areas connected through a collonade of arches.
“The Lilo apartment upgrade was designed to play to the strengths of the beachfront art-deco building and create a laid-back, sophisticated refuge for our client. As the client leases the apartment, we minimised heavy intervention and used material applications to transform the previously run-down site. A playfully resolved loose-furniture scheme creates lasting value.”
Minimalism sitting on a maximalist floor. No just kidding. Who says you can’t have a stylish home when you’re renting?
Photography by Patrick Schuttler