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The Fold House – Canada

The site is located in a protected natural habitat in Canada; Working with environmental and conservation authorities on the project was a challenge but also an inspiration for Partisans architects.
Building such a structure with a hidden beam 27 meters long and a cantilevered roof was one design challenge. The second was the cradle and stair in a...

Inspired by life – Saffron collection

Designer Rugs has added fresh new designs to its Saffron collection - an ever-growing collection of affordable, hand tufted and ready-made rugs designed by their talented in-house team. From florals to geometrics, these bold and joyful designs reflect what’s happening globally in colour and interior design.
Designer Rugs’ in-house team regularly creates new designs for the Saffron collection transforming their own unique visions, patterns,...

Sybil House – Red Hill

Situated on seven hectares in Red Hill, on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, Sybil is a place for gatherings, which consists of several separate buildings placed across the expansive site. The old ‘chook’ house has be re-imagined by Templeton Architecture and is now home to guest rooms, rumpus room, and workshop, to the former cottage with the main bedroom...

Kyneton House references the past

Kyneton House is an addition to a seventies brick home located on an elevated acre site with established gardens and mature exotic trees. Simply described the addition is a main bedroom suite with associated deck for entertaining with a cover carport and workshop under. The ambition for the design however was more complex than merely the usable spaces created.
The owners were looking to...

Playing with pigmented colour

Studio Ben Allen architects were keen to consider how the extension of a house in London Borough of Haringey, UK could demonstrate exemplary the use of pigmented patterned concrete as both structure and architectural finish. Green patterned columns and beams create a framework for the salmon colour structural wall panels of the first-floor bathroom. Internally the use of pigmented concrete continues...

Melbourne homestead

Located on a former farmland site in Balwyn, the Kenny Street House is a unique project in that the site is a relatively large, flat site surrounded by much smaller houses in the middle of suburban Melbourne. Designed by Chan Architecture, the new house makes reference to its agricultural origins via its’ barn-like external form and its’ location towards the centre...

Journey to Palm Springs in Noosa

Inspired by a journey to Palm Springs and the spirit of mid-century modernism, this project was a pilgrimage in design. An exercise in restraint, the floor plan seeks not to maximise built area, but create generous indoor-outdoor spaces throughout the site for any occasion or time of day and carefully curate a sequence of framed views. Designed by Noosa based No Comments Read more

Neighbourhood Wine Bar – London

The Neighbourhood Wine Bar in London UK is a brutalist inspired space designed for tastings and learning about local sourced wines. Design notes echo the buildings past as a working garage, with blackened steel, exposed beams, painted brickwork and iron lighting.
The huge bar was inspired by an antique brutalist credenza that design studio Fare Inc fell in love with years ago, and bespoke...

There cafe – Footscray

Conceived as a shared meeting place, There Cafe is an uplifting and authentic hospitality proposition harnessed by the strength of its architectural setting. Designed by studio Ewert Leaf, the project is housed in a 19th-century wool store, the pared-back interior celebrates the site’s industrial character while softly layering new interventions; an evolution of its historic identity.
The site’s...