Tag Archives: colour

Part 2 – Dulux Colour Awards finalists!

Part 2 our feature story of this years finalists for Dulux Colour Awards, we'll be previewing some hospitality and commercial Interiors that have been recently announced following a record-breaking entries from Australian and New Zealand design professionals. After viewing the finalists there seems to be many common shades across residential, however the commercial and hospitality sector seems to be fabulously adventurous! The judging panel will select...

feel safe and relaxed

The Haymes 2015 Colour Forecast themes are depicted from various trend-forecasting mediums, such as Maison Objet Paris, Future Lab and the forecasting website Stylesight. This research, partnered with Haymes’ own colour direction, forms the five trends that make up the 2015 Colour Expressions Forecast by Haymes for the year ahead. The inspiration behind the 2015 colour forecast comes from...

and the winners are …… DULUX colour awards 2013

The Dulux colour awards 2013 were hosted last week in South Melbourne celebrating the imaginative use of colour by architects and interior designers. The work of influential architects and designers from Australasia were judged by an esteemed panel of design leaders, providing an inspirational showcase of colour in the built environment. Guests including myself were greeted upon arrival by Darcey the stunning and very friendly...

White washed … comfortable & unfussy

As the end of summer approaches here in Sydney Australia , I can’t help but look upon this project of Marilena Rizou’s and wish I was there. Set on the Greek coast and in sympathy with traditional architecture, the interiors display a languid and desirable way of life. White washed walls and exposed timber beams set the stage for comfortable and unfussy furniture finished in...

Russian Delight by Marina Gisich

This Russian project by Marina Gisich brings together an astonishing art collection and chic design into one dynamic space.  By far, the incredible light feature in the entry hall with its organic, ethereal and almost whimsical form stands out as quite unique and situated as it is directly  opposite as people walk in, sets the tone for the rest of the apartment. Through out the...

Behind a discreet grey wall

Behind a discreet grey wall, an imposing concrete and glass building juts out onto the street in Belo Horizonte Brazil. A modest front garden with palms greets visitors as the home opens to the guests via a series of pivoting doors drawing you in and over the petite manicured lawn and garden. Designed by studio Anastasia Architects the home is split over 2 levels, bathed...

Just A Touch Sexy

Today’s lush project is brought to you because I think it’s a little bit bold, a little bit sassy and, yes, just a touch sexy. The project is by the talented team at Staffan Tollgard and is in London’s swanky Belgravia. All the elements are there - sensual curves, bold colours and adventurous proportions. All one has to do it stand back and soak it...

little bursts of colour…

Tria is a stylish and sturdy table range made entirely of metal. Available with two base options, Tria Due and Tria Uno lends itself to a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications from casual dining through to meeting spaces. Tria is the perfect accompaniment to almost any design scheme! The Tria range is available in an aluminum, black, white, red and orange painted finish....

Who we are and how we live… Heimtexil – Trends 2013 / 2014

Launched every year at Heimtexil; the largest international trade fair for home and contract textiles, is a trends book which I have been ordering for the past three years. The book is a collabrative effort from six internationally renowned designs studios which together they form ‘Trend Table’. Every year a different member of the Trend Table assumes responsibility for the interpretation of the Heimtexitil Trend...

Looking forward in 2013….. D’Acquino Monaco

As we find ourselves waking up to the dawning of optimistic 2013, and I now find myself calling Sydney home, I thought I would look to a firm that excels in creating a dialogue in their designs that represents the best of the New Year. Carl D’Acquino and Francine Monaco, of New York based D’Acquino Monaco, pride themselves on working closely with their clients to...