interior design

Dynamic occupation – Brisbane

The Wooloowin House sits on a very steep, west facing site with distant views towards the Samford Valley in Brisbane, Australia.The inherent tension between the distant mountain view and the ferocity of the summer sun from this direction led Nielsen Jenkins architects to develop a strategy of enabling a much more dynamic occupation of the site than is typical in...

Establishing spaciousness

Faced with a fragmented layout of numerous small rooms and a wedge-shaped floorplan resulting in poorly illuminated areas, KC design studio completely reconfigured the apartment in order to establish a sense of spaciousness, optimize comfort and convenience, and enhance daylight penetration. The new layout divides the apartment into two complementary open-plan zones, a public section comprising living, dining and kitchen areas,...

3D natural STONE CONCAVE – New Release

Drawing on over 40 years of experience, Skheme has been procuring and designing stoneware from around the world. With an astute eye for design and new technologies, Skheme continually sources the globe for exclusive products for the Australian interior design and architecture sectors. Their recently released collection: STONE CONCAVE features 3D natural stone which is available in eight different...

Retain and Reveal – Melbourne

In its most recent incarnation, Three Stories North is an untraditional family home located in Melbourne, Australia, that embraces its layered history. Working with creative clients, the design approach is informed by their initial belief that beneath its previous renovations the building’s industrial heritage is quite unique. Designed by Splinter Society, the project’s primary objective is to realise its existing...

Burberry and Louis Vuitton – Mask Off

French fashion house Louis Vuitton and British fashion brand Burberry have designed COVID safe masks and shields. Burberry’s offering is made from fabric treated with "antimicrobial technology". The cotton face masks are available in blue or beige versions of Burberry's vintage plaid pattern. Designed to cover the mouth and nose, in compliance with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations, the gently curved mask rises up...

Between two gardens – Melbourne

Located In a quiet heritage street in Fitzroy North, this 'out of the box' home designed by Rob Kennon Architects presents to the public as a mysterious abstract silhouette of a double fronted workers cottage. The house is cleverly separated into two distinct parts.  The new cottage fronting the street consolidates the verandah and roof into a single hipped...

Deliberate restraint – Perth

Located on a small block in inner-city Perth the design design of the home responds by providing a variety of spaces, determined by a simple structural arrangement. Efficiencies of construction and economies of trade were key considerations for Nic Brunsdon architects in managing a tight budget and a difficult site with restricted access. Concrete pre-cast panels are both the...

The value of the hand made – Melbourne

Located in the inner Melbourne suburb of Kew, this refurbishment is the third iteration over twenty-five years of ownership of this family home. A generous study lined in Victorian Ash overlooking the leafy garden is the culmination of the new works by multi award winning studio John Wardle Architects. Breathtaking unique moments of finely designed and crafted joinery celebrate the value...

Edgy personal style – San Francisco

In the years since his move to San Francisco, Regan Baker design’s client had launched a successful career in sales and cultivated an equally engaging social circle. He had even found the time to open a candy store with his sister, down in Los Angeles. All that was missing was a home he could see himself living in long term....