interior design

Crowded Fields

Boston-based photographer Pelle Cass attempts to show us what time would look like if everything happens at once by creating composite photographs that elaborately distil a time span of several hours in a single action packed image. Having honed his skills as a “still time-lapse photographer” in his Selected People series, where he captured the streets, plazas and parks of...

2019 Evolve Awards – Winners announced

With over 500 entries this year the designs were off the highest calibre at Designer Rugs 2019 Evolve Awards. This years awards saw workshops held in four locations; Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, and Auckland. Guests joined special guests such as Akira Isogawa, Easton Pearson, Emma Elizabeth and Bernabeifreeman to gain insight into the rug design and production process. This resulted in over 500 submissions...

Inside Out Brickworks Home of the Year – Winners

The inaugural Inside Out Brickworks Home of the Year Awards attracted entries from across the country, revealing some of the best residential projects in Australia right now. The awards are a celebration of modern Australian homes that are built with design, purpose and excellence – and the architects behind them. Hosted by Inside Out magazine and Brickworks Building Products, the awards drew submissions from the country’s...

Storybook House – Melbourne

An extension to a single fronted Victorian Terrace located within Melbourne’s inner-north. Storybook House is a study of inner city living designed by FOLK architects. This project optimises the existing footprint to create a functional small family home with a series of multi-use spaces. The building is magnificently curated to frame views into a series of open garden spaces...

Pond House – Antwerp

House BRAS is located on a lush green site abutting a pond in the middle of an old allotment in the suburbs of Antwerp. The house is designed to blend into its surrounding natural landscape, the meandering plan allows daylight to penetrate deep within the home during all seasons and at any time of the day while achieving unobstructed views of the garden. Designed by

Cocoon house – New York

This LEED certified home, located in Long Island, New York, is called Cocoon because its round walls form a Cocoon shape towards the northern and western neighbours, providing shelter and privacy.  The other glass side of the house, facing south, takes in ocean breezes and open views, whist the cedar shingle cladding blends in with the architectural material palette of the historic neighbourhood. By tuning...

A strong design identity

The three-bedroom home was designed for a couple with two young sons, who wanted a distinctive home imbued with an environmental ethic. “They wanted to construct a house that was deeply ecologically site-specific, energy-efficient, and had a strong design identity,” said Faulkner Architects, a studio based in Truckee, California. The project began as a remodel of a 1954 ranch...

House & Garden Top 50 Rooms – Winners

Winners in the 2019 Australian House & Garden Top 50 Rooms consisted of finely crafted interiors, refined materials and harmonious expressions of texture, volume, colour and light. For 21 consecutive years, (yes I said 21 years!) Top 50 Rooms has celebrated the extraordinary depth of Australia’s design talent. The prestigious annual award honours the best examples of residential architecture and interior design, showcasing some of...

Volt House – Mexico

On approaching Casa Volta it appears there are three brick vaults floating in the middle of the dense Mexican, Oaxacan coastal vegetation. A small path leads deep into the vegetation, the vaults disappear. Then a clearing opens, and a small bench appears next to a long pond surrounded on both sides by symmetrical columns and its reflections on the water. Designed by

First Look – Celine Melbourne

Celine opened its first store with a new architectural direction on Collins St, Melbourne in September designed by creative director Hedi Slimane, the new store concept juxtaposes the finest natural materials, crafting a balanced and expansive sculptural interior. Natural stones are complemented with reclaimed oak, concrete, polished stainless steel, brass and gold mirror in a refined twenty-first century brutalist context. Specially designed furniture...