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it’s LaCroix sweetie LaCroix !

Designers in the City Sonia & Jacinta's latest project captures the clients love for fashion & design perfectly. With their impeccable sense of colour this glamorous home is laced with treasures from Christian LaCroix, Designers Guild, Moroso, Alex Perry, Zinc, Ercol, Missoni, Mrs Darcy.Every surface from the walls, upholstery, furniture and lighting take a colour, pattern or texture injection yet it all works cohesively with...

transformed from boring to hot… @ designEx

You may know by now I'm quite partial to a bit of wallpaper I love the way a project can be transformed from boring to hot within a few hours and boy has it come along from my days growing up in a house of geometric patterns and random bamboo prints. Last week at Design Ex in Sydney I stumbled across Wallpaper Express which take...

coastal Australian style

Located on Sydney's northern beaches this project designed by Saville Isaacs Architects exudes quintessential coastal Australian style. Every room is bright and airy, inviting, relaxing and not over styled or precious. The pops of colour against neutral base bring little bursts of joy but what I love most about this home is the blend of polished concrete floors with the warm timber, its all such a...

Belle interior design awards 2012

It was a busy week in Sydney with Design Ex and the Belle interior design awards 2012 hosted by Belle editor and chief Neale Whitaker .The sumptuous setting was executed by design editor and stylist Steve Cordony transforming the Coco Republic venue into true Belle Luxe style transporting Sydney's design elite to the "Chateau Marmont Light". Picking up gongs were Smart Design Studio, Russel and...

the rise and rise of Adam Cornish

For someone so young Adam Cornish is soon becoming one of Australia's most discussed and awarded product designers collaborating with suppliers and exhibiting across the global design scene. I caught up with Adam at Sydney's Design Ex exhibiting his interlocking hanging pots which I just adore. What I love about his work is the level of complicated simplicity, each piece is a work of art, it...

MEET DR.SPUNK the dark side to recycling

Whilst visiting Design Ex in Sydney this week I stumbled across Dr Spunk whom is all about being "Green" as long as it comes in Black. Dr Spunk applies a polyurea elastomer surface coating called bespunk which embodies flexibility, tear strength, resistance waterproof and ecological qualities creating an alternative, recycling concept that gives an old item a new life. A brilliant solution for hospitality or outdoor furniture especially...

studio 4

Ridge Road Residence reflects it's environment perfectly, creating viewing platforms to take in the natural beauty of the plot. Melbourne based "Studio Four" have created a residential home that despite its black skin and cubist design it allows the coastal landscape take center stage. I just love everything about this stunning piece of architecture, from the framed windows rather than a massive pane of glazing...

Worple’s lake house in Ontario by MOS

Off the rugged coast Georgian Bay in Ontario Canada the Becca family purchased a U shaped Island on the northeastern side of Lake Huron with two aging cottages and a two-story boathouse. Engaging Michael Meredith of MOS, a young interdisciplinary practice then based in Toronto. They proposed a series of buildings that would form a “necklace” around the island, a main cottage and a series of outbuildings...

the Secret Garden by Zaha Hadid and Paola Navone

Zaha Hadid and Paola Navone took thousands of design lovers on a journey to an enchanted secret garden. The Secret Garden located in Milan, during the Salone Del Mobile 2012 contained giant pods of woven hazelnut branches, glowing lights, and hidden treasures. Both Poala and Zaha created two different projects that blended effortlessly into one installation. It's installations and collaborations like this that keeps the...

Craig Spencer only uses Black…!!

It's not true Craig Spencer doesn't only use black. New Zealand born Sydney based interior designer Craig Spencer whom is renowned for his moody glamorous hues of black & smokey greys has stepped out from the dark side to reveal a brighter side to Craig Spencer design. Craig was given total flexibility to create absolutely anything after designing for his client at his previous home,...

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