interior design

Tree top living – India

Located on the outskirts of Bangalore, India, the House on Pipes sits elevated within coconut the tree tops that occupies the 1.5 acre plot of land. Designed by Parallax the focus was to design a two bedroom weekend getaway space within a modest budget. The initial idea was to build a home with minimal contact to the earth with the...

2020 Dulux Colour Awards finalists – exterior and students

Our final installment - part 4 coverage showcasing some of the talent shortlisted for the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards. Categories are:  Single Residential Exterior - Commercial and Multi Residential Exterior - Student (Years 1 - 6) The iconic awards program, now in its 34th year, recognises Australian and New Zealand design practitioners who are using colour as the hero and a strategic feature in innovative design. “Architects...

2020 Dulux Colour Awards finalists – Workplace and Retail

Part 3 of our coverage showcasing some of the talent shortlisted for the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards. Category is - Commercial Interior - Workplace and Retail which includes the interior paint finishes of commercial or industrial buildings such as education facilities, community centres, healthcare facilities, museums, theatres, places of worship, cafes, restaurants, fitness centres, one-off installations, events, hotels and accommodation. The iconic awards program, now in...

Sensitively perched – Malvern

The Summit house is a renovation and extension to a unique late modernist home in the Victorian suburb of Malvern, Australia. The original house features a boldly curved roof, delicately supported on a string of steel posts. A curved wall of glass emulates the roof form, bending inwards to create a side courtyard. With glass and garden on all sides, the house is awash with...

Understated sophistication – Berlin

A recently renovated apartment in the elegant neighbourhood of Charlottenburg in Berlin that lavishly channels the building’s architectural heritage while reveling in contemporary finesse. Meticulously detailed and exquisitely crafted, the apartment is a treasure trove of intricate interventions and bespoke furnishings whose understated sophistication belies a focus on functionality and a passion for the fine art of design, all the while reflecting the owners’ taste...

2020 Dulux Colour Awards finalists – Residential

Just when we all need a little colour in our lives, the finalists have been announced for the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards! This years awards received more than 450 entries, which a panel of leading design experts have narrowed down to 107 finalists across Australia and New Zealand. The iconic awards program, now in its 34th year, recognises Australian and New Zealand design practitioners who...

A compositional approach – Clovelly

Clovelly House is a confident alteration and addition that celebrates indoor-outdoor Australian coastal living. The original elevated single-storey dwelling was characteristic of the semi-detached homes prevalent in the area. A gabled façade mirrored by its neighbour gives the street impression of one larger house. This trope had become outdated in the quest for better family accommodation. “In the past, the street frontage of a semi-detached house...

Breathing in calm – Melbourne

Located in the inner-city neighbourhood of North Melbourne, Australia occupying a small footprint Timmins+Whyte Architects clients wanted to live, cook, gather, and lounge, read and socialise in one sunny externally connected space. In order to deliver the brief, the ceiling volumes and textures were utilized to create and delineate zones. A double-height void space connects the landscaped spaces to...

Enchanting Milan apartment

Boldly chromatic and enchanting is the colour and materials pallet of this Milan apartment located on the ground floor of a 1990’s building. Designed by lcrStudio antique pink and soft gray, delineate the environments and their uses. The living room is bathed in natural light thanks to two large windows that recall Milanese modernism. Two arches that characterise the...

On Safari – Africa

Namibia, a country in southwest Africa, is distinguished by the Namib Desert along its Atlantic Ocean coast. The country is home to diverse wildlife, including a significant cheetah population. Located less than an hour’s drive from Windhoek, Namibia’s capital, is safari resort Habitas Namibia which seems diconneted from civilization. Nestled high on a hilltop surrounded by a wildlife reserve...