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Collector House

Posted on Tue, 9 Feb 2021 by midcenturyjo

“The Collector House feels wonderfully relaxed. Sunlight streams in from the central skylight and fills the rooms. The view of the harbour, framed by jacaranda and eucalypts, and the ferries passing by all contribute to the overall sense of calm. It’s a barefoot house – warm and grounded, with space for loved ones to gather.”

There are touches of humour and art, honest materials and a sense of the Aussie vernacular. There are private spaces and places to come together. And then there’s the view. Collector House by Sydney-based interior designers Arent & Pyke.

Photography by Anson Smart

Lots of personality in a family-friendly home

Posted on Thu, 4 Feb 2021 by KiM

I spotted this home on the website of architecture firm Studio McLeod and later discovered that Beata Heuman was responsible for the the interior design. I should have guessed. Her omnipresent use of a plethora of fun colours and art and patterns, along with her incredible attention to details suggests this home is eye candy at its finest.

“The aesthetic direction for this house might be described as a contemporary urban approach—a space that is comfortable, warm, and simple-but-not-spare, eschewing overt decoration in favor of a light touch.”

An old house, a new life, a new family. West Canton Street House in the South End of Boston by C & J Katz Studio.

Photography by Justine Hand

AND

Posted on Wed, 6 Jan 2021 by midcenturyjo

What do I love about this London townhouse? The custom library shelves and the cosy wood-burning fire. The moody rooms and the conservatory with its traditional English greenhouse feel. The bespoke dressing room (look at that clever shoe storage) and the marble bathrooms. And the shutters in the bedroom and the secret rooftop terrace and the backyard and the … and the … Chelsea Townhouse by AND.

“A former ballroom is the setting of this exquisitely designed two-bedroom apartment. It is situated on highly sought-after Courtfield Gardens in Kensington, with a private balcony terrace overlooking a verdant churchyard square, to which it has resident’s access … The design seizes on the dramatic scale offered by four-meter ceilings and huge south-facing French windows at the front aspect.”

Apologies for posting more amazing homes from The Modern House. I had no idea that Kim had posted one of their properties yesterday until after I had uploaded these fabulous pics but I don’t think you’ll mind. I mean look at this apartment! The soaring ceilings, the Crittall wall, that verdant balcony with views over a churchyard AND all in Kensington. Out of my price range but a girl can dream. Courtfield Gardens for sale via The Modern House.