Terra-cotta, mustard, green and blue – such a beautiful array of colours. Since painting my dining room terra-cotta it’s one of my favourite wall colours and to walk into a home and immediately be surrounded by it….*sigh*. This entire home I just want to eat it up – especially the yellow kitchen. Not a single white wall in sight. And I’m not at all mad at that. Another to die for home designed by Reath Design. (Photos: Laure Joliet)
I had to share another inspiring project by the talented ladies of Journey + Jacobs. The second floor remodel of this historic downtown Louisville building was inspired by an old world, Parisian apartment. We designed it to have low-key elegance and glamour while feeling comfortable, useful, textured and touchable. We created contrast between the bright and clean whitewalls in the main living space to bolder tones in the smaller spaces like the office, painted in a bold green. The primary bedroom was created to be calming, warm and layered with grey linen lush bedding, heavy chocolate velvet curtains and tall built-in wardrobes. The adjoining wet room was plastered in a blush tone with a modern tub, black framed shower glass and bold colorful marble tile on the floor. The kitchen was made for entertaining with a 5x8ft marble island and an accordion door on the far wall allowing for seamless indoor/outdoor living. We turned the tiny second bedroom into a meditation space with a custom upholstered mustard velvet bench for resting and built-in shelves to house health books, nicknacks from travel and extra storage. (Photos: Lang Thomas Studios)
“A contemporary chic & eclectic kitchen for a young family, nestled amongst the trees in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. This project unifies contrasting design elements to create a rejuvenating and quirky kitchen that maximises on space and function.”
The view is amazing and so is the kitchen. An awkward narrow space is visually expanded by steel and glass doors and windows while cabinet colours echo the trees outside. Belle Vue kitchen renovation by Sydney-based Amarot.
The ongoing collaboration between Laminex and architectural firm Kennedy Nolan has created another exciting kitchen. By colour blocking and playing with scale the studio kitchen has so much more impact. Dark walls recede, benchtops are chunky and wide while storage is simple yet generous for the small space.
Photography by Derek Swalwell
It only makes sense to name the home in which JM Barrie wrote Peter Pan The Peter Pan House. This West London townhouse is a Grade II*-listed property in which not one single detail (door handles included) can be changed without permission, and thus its quirks were reserved, and the owners requested the designer, Studio Ashby, utilize lots of colour and pattern. It’s traditional yet full of energy and whimsy. (Photos: Brotherton Lock)