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We attended Living Edge last week to hear from the designers behind Lambert and Fils, the truly innovative and inspirational Canadian lighting company. I look forward to specifying some of their lights in the near future 🙂                 The Vitra 100 Minatures Exhibition was also currently on at…

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Sitting Snugly in Tasmania

Elm’s House, by Stuart Tanner Architects, is a stunning Tasmanian home I was lucky to write about recently for The Local Project. Click on the link below to read the feature article and view the great photo images.           Elms House by Stuart Tanner Architects | Project Feature | Hobart, TAS,…

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Planning…

Planning and space layout starts promptly post the initial client brief, and this becomes the drawing board for revisions and continual improvements. It is a great tool for discussing how an individual, or group of individuals, want to use a space. From here discussions on the usability and functionality take place. The form, in terms…

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Concept Design

Working on an interior design concept gets you both lost and focussed simultaneously. Lost in amongst inspiration, ideas and images; focussed on the end result and achieving the client brief. It is such an important process and really does steer the direction of finishes, materiality and furniture selection. Every brief is so unique, often needing…

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Why undertaking a mindful project makes clear sense

Have you ever started having a conversation to yourself out loud? Or wonder if you still need to feed the dog, forgetting if they’ve already been fed? Maybe your mind’s just overloaded. It’s a fact – if you’re embarking on a building project your brain will be working in overdrive! There is a way to…

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South Coast Container House

From the outset the client’s conviction with this project was that good architecture doesn’t need to be expensive. An alignment of agendas totally appealed to Architect Matt Elkan, considering it a total “privilege to work together with the same idea”. Located on the NSW South Coast the holiday home is structurally built around 4 containers. To…

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Statement Tiles

Here’s a pick of 5 top notch tile showrooms making a difference in Sydney. It’s about what hooks us, what’s unique, tactile and aesthetically pleasing. Three of the showrooms featured are in gleaming new premises, making the tile selection journey a pretty enticing one. Di Lorenzo Tiles in Waterloo, is a family owned business established in…

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K Valley House by Herbst

This NZ home is set on 20 hectares of farmland in the Kauaeranga Valley, Coromandel, sitting on a ridgeline with panoramic views of the farmland and sloping valley. The house is a space to retreat between filming for the clients that both work in the film industry. The brief mentioned ageing patina, sustainability, recycling and…

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