Displaying posts labeled "Outdoors"

Working on a Saturday

Posted on Sat, 18 May 2019 by midcenturyjo

It’s like I say time and time again. If you have to drag yourself into work on a weekend it better be somewhere stylish … and chic and beautiful and totally somewhere you’d want to live let alone work. Well that, at least, is the way I feel about interior designer Sarah Davison‘s Kellett St Design Studio.

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I’m still real estate hunting in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick. The simple Edwardian facade allows glimpses of a two storey modern extension by Preston Lane Architects. Highlights include streamlined open plan living and a seamless flow from inside to out with great al fresco living in a low maintenance garden. Link here while it lasts.

Leaf and June

Posted on Mon, 13 May 2019 by KiM

I was googling landscaping firms the other day and came across Leaf and June – the Brooklyn-based interior plant design and maintenance studio of Lisa Muñoz. I love this idea SO much! She offers onsite consultation and a custom design proposal tailored to your space. Plants and planters are then sourced upon design approval and potted for you. Then she will deliver, stage, install and a full plant care guide are provided. The perfect solution to any plant dummy out there who lacks the knowledge and confidence to have a house full of greenery. Check out these beautiful spaces Lisa has ‘plantified’.

Restrained yet lush

Posted on Wed, 8 May 2019 by midcenturyjo

“On one of the largest single residential sites in this bayside suburb, this project sought to restore and rehabilitate an expansive single level dwelling in a generous garden as well as provide additional accommodation.  The high level heritage status of the existing house and the visibility afforded by a corner site prompted us to design a sober and refined pavilion, sited to preserve the large swathe of garden and clad in weathered copper shingles and bronze shutters to reference both the hawthorn bricks and slate roof of the existing dwelling. “

Love the restrained interiors. Love the lush garden (by Eckersley Design). Love the connections between the two. Love the separation of public and private spaces and the luxurious material palette. Bayside Manse by Melbourne-based architects Kennedy Nolan.

Garden design/build by Huntergreen

Posted on Tue, 7 May 2019 by KiM

I was searching for inspiration the other day for alllllll the landscaping husband and I need to do this year and came across Brooklyn landscape firm Huntergreen. Love love love all of this, particularly the backyard in the 4th photo. A genius yet fairly simple plan for a small, rectangular space. Yes to chevron decks!