This isn’t your typical Southampton hideaway. It’s an 1892 Tudor that has been fully renovated, but with many of the original features maintained, like the wood beamed ceilings and the leaded glass windows. What I love about this home is that designer Samuel Amoia added an edginess through artwork and random bits of bold colour.
I am completely smitten with this stunning Florida home designed by Bohlert Massey. The architectural details are extraordinary, and highlight the global treasures found throughout each room. With an eclectic mix of antique furnishings from different eras and layers of textiles and materials, it’s a feast for the eyes.
Photos: Carley Page Summers
Who else dreams of an upcycled treehouse, a play spot, a bolt hole, a little bit of fantasy in the backyard? Well my dreams never quite reached the scale of this A-frame beauty. Here’s what the architect had to say …
“The Treehouse is a hideout for two boys and their friends, held by a gum on one side and a hill on the other. Largely built from recycled materials, including a recently demolished carport, the project was an exercise in getting the most – from as little as possible. Set on a steep site overlooking the Derwent, it is accessed by duck-boards and consists of a small entry deck and a single room with a loft. A glazed facade captures the sun and view, while a timber door pops out from the roof form, allowing access to the tree and summer breeze. Lined in Baltic Pine, the cabin-like interior cocoons a sitting space and floating daybed, while the loft provides another place to climb and nap. The A-frame is generous in height – narrowing as it rises to frame the treetops and sky, while widening as it lowers to create child-friendly nooks.”
Crump Treehouse by Hobart-based Crump Architects.
Photography by Andrew Knott
I am loving these spaces by Newport Beach, California interior design firm Prairie. Bright and inviting, modern yet warm. A definite California vibe that draws you in with its charm and doesn’t want to let go.