interiors

The demands of a contemporary family

Designed in 1957 by architect Rodolpho Ortenblad for his family, the house was renovated starting from the recovery of the elements that characterised the original build. The front ground block, where there was an extensive service program and opened onto a central courtyard of the same character, started housing the garage and a playroom open to an outside area. Redesigned by

A box-seat view – NSW North Coast

With cinematic sublimity, the Wallis Lake House is situated commanding a box-seat view over Wallis Lake on the Mid-North Coast of NSW, Australia. Whether it’s the lake-glass of sunset pinks, the salt spray ocean mists rolling over the Booti Booti National Park, or the expanse of sky horizons with Australian bush foreground, the house is designed to capture it all. Designed by

Mid-century modernism – Seaforth

This beautiful example of mid-century modernism located in Seaforth, NSW, Australia, has been given a considered renovation by Buck & Simple to ensure it stands the test of time and stays true to its history. The A+C Residence involved modest alterations and additions to an existing single-family home on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. The clients were enamoured with the existing mid-century modern...

Circular Logic – New Collection

Designer Rugs is excited to announce a second collection of rugs from Gavin Harris – ‘Circular Logic’. With over 30 years’ experience in interior and product design, Gavin Harris has established himself as one of Australia’s leading designers, both through his personal work and through his work in corporate commercial interior design. An evolution of his first rug collection...

Parisian co-working space

Co-working spaces seem to be becoming increasingly more creative and unique. French practice Franklin Azzi Architecture took tips from the work of Frank Lloyd Wright to design this Parisian co-working space, which features open areas for working, dining and lounging, creating a heady mix of office, hospitality and residential comfort. The Bureau , Paris is set inside a Hausmann building that dates back to the 19th...

Rhythmic quality – Mornington Peninsula

Located on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, the CLT House is a bridge between architectural thinking and sustainable construction methods. Designed by FMD Architects it is a poetic and pragmatic balance between architect and builder, whose relationship developed from the concept design to ensure a highly considered outcome. The project encompasses a reconfiguration of the existing building as the base with...

Mexican and African fusion

Immersed in the Mexican jungle, the 20 guest resort is surrounded by lush vegetation and private beach, The architects, Main Office redesigned eight villas and a common areas at the top of the hill which includ a shared kitchen, a dining room and a swimming pool, preserving the references to the African aesthetic, which reflect the heritage of the resort’s...

Floating home – Hawaii

Hale Lana is a 1,598 square metre house designed for a couple who wanted ample space to host large gatherings on Hawaii's Big Island. Its name translates to "floating home" as each structure is lifted slightly above the lava bed – a plain of flat lava flows. Piles of the red and black rocks are situated around the grassy property and form a cascading hill...