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The Forecast earthy tones

With Autumn here, there’s no better time to start warming up our homes with colour and texture. The hue on everyone’s home-decorating radar this year is Terracotta - favoured for its down-to-earth feel yet sophisticated aesthetic. Tierras Industrial tile collection by Mutina and Patricia Urquiola consists of different kind of lavas, of terracotta and of clays, chromaticaly matching with each other. You can find this...

The Bridge House

Lately I simply can’t get enough of HAO Design! This multifaceted single home is EVERYTHING combining two multilevel apartments within the confines of an east and west-facing building in Tainan City, Taiwan. The 785 square meter project, which was just completed at the beginning of 2017, proves to be the family's exact anticipations come to life and perfectly fits in with their mellow...

blank canvas

HAO Design had two main requests when hired by the Hsu family to design their new apartment in Pingtung City, Taiwan. The first was that the entire 165 square meter plan encompass the expansive park views outside the wide windows; the second, that every room be tailor made to suit each of the four family member's needs and...

Klein House – Sydney

Nestled on a narrow site with difficult access and a huge boulder blocking the entry, Sydney-based MHN Design Union had their work cut out for them when designing this five-bedroom home located in the lush Sydney suburb of Vaucluse. Working with the long and challenging site, MHN’s first task was to improve access. This they achieved by sawing off...

On Cloud Nine

The hours spent detailing a project, working out how to hide what ought to be hidden and highlight would should be celebrated, creating the right sense of harmony and proportion obvious to a designer and subconsciously enjoyed by the layman – are what make a project special. This project, located in the exclusive Paris suburb of Saint Cloud and completed by No Comments Read more

Spicy Velvets – The forecast

Autumn has arrived and it’s all about velvet, mustard and shades of moody blues. The Pantone colour spicy mustard brings us to a warmer place, not yellow neither orange, it is something in between. Mustard works particularly well with a mix of dark traditional wood and reclaimed rough floorboards. This type of yellow pairs perfectly with dark gloomy blues, - paint a room with a...

Autumnal interiors

It’s hard believe we have come to the end of summer already, I have already noticed a shift in the light quality which is probably why this week I have gravitated towards such a rich and warm interior. I have written about Mark Cunningham before, what’s not to love about his work. He is renowned for his interior...

Its a Hicks thing …

Revered interior designer, David Hicks, has taken the styling of a classic New York townhome, and reimagined it with luxury developer Gurner in South Melbourne Victoria. The residences received unprecedented demand, completely selling out in just two days before the developer had commenced any form of marketing, reinforcing the innate quality and unique nature of...

Small Space, Big Personality

Being an inner-city dweller, I fully appreciate the constant battle to reconcile the need for a beautiful space with the need for practicality and liveability. This project, a tiny loft apartment in Lublin, Poland and completed by Interiors Home and Wood, achieves just that in spades. By reworking the program of the original apartment (only 30 square metres in...

Park Avenue penthouse Level 92

New York-based designer Kelly Behun has outfitted the 92nd floor penthouse inside 432 Park Avenue. Located in the heart of Manhattan, this residential skyscraper was designed by Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly and completed in 2015. Holding the title of tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere, it shared facilities for residents include a...