If there is one design and decorating trend that seems to be catching on fast and only growing with each day then it is the expansive use of wood in homes and offices. The polished plastic surfaces of the 90’s seem to firmly be on the out as homeowners long for a sense of serenity and coziness.
Off-white concrete blocks oiled timber and contemporary finishes ensure that the home feels both relaxing and exquisite at the same time without the use of bright colors or bold art work. Serene and practical this Sydney residence is truly one-of-a-kind!
Set on a picturesque dune strip and sitting on the edge of marsh that stretches into the this gorgeous beach house designed by Hariri & Hariri Architecture showcases this fine balance to perfection. With a concrete lower half that offers stability and a top volume that is engulfed in wood the is both sculptural and practical in its form.
A woodsy overhang above the patio offers shade during the hot summer months and acts as a striking pergola with unassuming décor and a neutral color scheme completing a makeover that finds balance between respecting the past and paving way to the future. With an unaltered street façade and a revitalized interior this Aussie home offers the best of both worlds.
A TV wall in gray with fireplace below becomes focal point of the living room while a spacious dining room with smart pendant lighting sits next to it. A Corner kitchen with a sparkling blend of recessed lights and pendants completes this charming setting.
Then you also have the charm of a revitalized interior that is filled with a flood of natural light. The gorgeous is another perfect case in the point as a glazed contemporary rear extension completely alters this classic British home. The task of giving this dreary residence a new lease of life fell upon UVArchitects who added the rear extension as a transition zone between the existing home and the small rear garden.
At this contemporary residence in dubbed this honor goes to a stunning three-story dark wall that was carefully adorned with polished black river pebbles. Carefully selected pebbles were even more judiciously put in place by 5 workers over a course of three long months to achieve this mesmerizingly unique feature wall.