A Victorian era terrace house in Sydney dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st century? I don’t think so. No drama, no tears, no worries. Just a clever renovation of a tired old home into a sophisticated, monochromatic, modern home that maximises space and style. Think luxe and minimal, light and bright. By The Terrace Designer Jill Dinkel.
Refined meets rustic with a contemporary take on a country stone cottage. A rough stone exterior, almost a caricature of a childlike house, belies the refined, modern interior with its materials palette of concrete and glazed tiles, terrazzo, timber and bronze. It’s a country getaway. Lucky owners. Beechworth Residence by Melbourne-based Doherty Design Studio.
Photography by Derek Swalwell
Old versus new. American desert and French Provincial. Rustic stone juxtaposed with smooth plaster and tiles. Inside reaches out through walls of steel and glass and climbing through it all is a sinuous staircase of wood and iron. Rough luxe versus sophisticated modern living. At its heart this rambling stone edifice is first and foremost a gathering place for family and friends. Private residence #4 at Silverleaf Scottsdale, Arizona OZ Architects.
A lot of us are compelled to stay home in these dangerous times. Others have no choice but to go out into the big, bad world to help others or keep the wheels turning. I can’t use my usual spiel about being dragged into work on a weekend. It doesn’t feel right. So many of us have lost our jobs. I’ll just share this stylish workplace instead. Officina Biasol, the design studio of Melbourne-based Biasol. Stay safe!
Timeless and refined yet with a casual, modern take on apartment living. The kitchen and living areas of this Nob Hill home by San Francisco based interior designers Cass + Nico features a rich mix of bespoke and the carefully curated with an emphasis on materials, texture and light. The new classic living.
Photography by Bess Friday