Offsetting the slim geometry of a Birchgrove terrace with the vertical heft and elegance of a curving stairwell, TFAD has created a home for the ages.
Saying farewell to cookie cutter layouts and shonky developers, SJB is setting a new standard in multi-res with surprising results from developers and clients alike.
Decoration is king
With a shift to apartment living, a new aesthetic of style and substance is permeating our cities. And more than evolving a style, the new approach to apartment living is evolving taste, as Kathy McKinnon discovers.
In Beverly Hills, architect Linda Brettler strips away a Spanish Revival house’s polyglot renovations. More private moments of splendour are encountered in the bathrooms, where extensive tiling pays homage to Los Angeles’ erstwhile status as the centre of American pottery.
Curvy: Birchgrove House
Taking a fresh look at the environment surrounding this lovely old Queenslander, Owen and Vokes and Peters have breathed fresh life and purpose into this family home.
This project featured in (inside) Interior Design Review issue 82.
Two Victorian studios win at BDAV Building Design Awards
Australian Design Review congratulates Melbourne Design Studios and Hunter and Richardson, who were both awarded at the Building Design Awards for excellence in interior design.
Greg Natale’s Astor encore
Playing on the opposites of a rich interior surrounded by light, Greg Natale has created a cocoon of sumptuous finishes that pay respectful homage to The Astor’s heritage and era. This project featured in (inside) Interior Design Review issue 82.
IDEA Shortlist: Greenland Display Suite
We continue our 2014 IDEA shortlist series with a high impact futuristic interior by PTW and LAVA, featuring photography by Brett Boardman and Peter Murphy.
IDEA Shortlist: Zhou Zhou
Hecker Guthrie’s playful nod to the traditional teahouse concept gives character to this contemporary Melbourne bar, the next in our IDEA 2014 shortlist series.
Back to the future: Elsternwick Residence by David Hicks
Situated in a leafy enclave in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, this Edwardian home has the charm of a bygone era coupled with the charisma of a new David Hicks design.