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mosaic life

The earliest known examples of mosaics were found at a temple building in Abra,  and are dated to the second half of the 3rd millennium BC. They consist of pieces of colored stones, shells and ivory.  However, mosaic patterns were not used until the times of Sassandid Empire and Roman influence. Today mosaic's still hold a sense of art and elegant style with many of...

With a cherry on top

Pretty Please located in vibrant St Kilda is a unique and distinctive destination designed by Travis Walton, where high-caliber design and attention to detail abounds. Combinations of rich textures and modern elements create a harmoniously paired aesthetic. Resplendent palettes of colors complement the club’s intricate details, creating a luxurious yet originally quirky vibe.... cute and sophisticated. [caption id="attachment_3918" align="aligncenter" width="496"] No Comments Read more

Shearer’s Quarters Tasmania

Set on a working sheep farm on the site of an old shearing shed destroyed by fire in the 1980s, the new house overlooks the coast and sits next to an existing historic cottage constructed by the original landowner. The land now owned and worked by the Wardle family. I love the agricultural context of the materials selection, corrugated galvanised iron cladding and timber  for...

loosing my religion

It's rare that you see a Chapel conversion that works and works well. This old Catholic church was transformed into a residence, the character of the small church is maintained and bought back to life. The colours of the characteristic lead-light glass pop against the white interior which makes you question why all churches don't embrace white walls and ceilings.  The balcony defines...

koloro-desk and koloro-stool

Tokyo based design duo Koichi Suzuno and Shinya Kamuro famous for their interiors and architectures have created a range of desks and stools. The first items in the range are the koloro-desk and koloro-stool. 'Koloro' is also an Esperanto word, meaning color, and the koloro pieces have been designed to make optimum use of the vibrant plywood. First launched as prototypes in yellow and sky blue,...

Nate Berkus……

We all love Nate Berkus, the handsome interior designer that has wowed audiences around the globe since 1995. Nate's viewpoint is that a well designed home should be thoughtful of the occupants, layered and assembled over time. He also believes and demonstrates that the home should have objects old and new with history and relevance woven through the home. What I really love about Nate (apart from...

the Bell Table by Sebastian Herkner

Sebastian Herkner launched his first collaboration with Classi Con at the Milan Salone del Mobile in April. The "Bell Table" by Sebastian Herkner using the lightweight, fragile material of glass as base for a metal top that seems to float above it. Hand-blown the transparent tinted glass base asserts a sculptural presence in space whilst recalling the elegant curving silhouette of a bell. The Bell...

the glamorous life

Sydney based interior designer Melissa Collison embraces the glamorous life with an innate sense for mixing objects of different styles and eras whilst injecting her signature use of bold colour and textures into each project.  Her residential projects are glamorous, uncluttered, simple, warm and clearly luxurious teamed with unexpected pops of colour and patterns which have been skillfully executed..... heaven ! [caption id="attachment_3805" align="aligncenter" width="500"] No Comments Read more

paintings by Dorryce Rock

I'm loving Dorryce Rock a former events designer who has transitioned into painting with her art revolving around the chemistry of poured colours and pigments producing colourful and muted abstract images. Her pallet is rich and full of life and leaps of the perspex base, her work would take pride across residential or commercial projects. [caption id="attachment_3775" align="aligncenter" width="498"] No Comments Read more

Singapore … Thai and a Melbourne design team?

Located at the uber-hip Martin No..38 in Singapore’s old godown district, KHA adds spice to this residential enclave popular for its Bohemian vibe. Stunning interiors by Hecker Guthrie reflect the feel of a traditional Thai house, cleverly featuring Thai elements updated with a modern perspective. A unique joinery wall displays found objects and ceramics and provides a comfortable living room atmosphere while its dark sensuous palette...

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