Designed by Tobias Partners the house was originally built in 1980s and was in urgent need of a fresh modern makeover. Despite the difficult access to the lot and the constraints placed by the existing form of the house the interiors were completely opened up to welcome in gentle ocean breeze and a flood of natural light.
Offering just that but with a hint of originality and contemporary gray panache is the in designed by Steffen Welsch Architects. Inspired by Austrian architect Hermann Czech’s philosophy that sees ‘Architecture as background’ rather than an entity that stands out visually the new family home is all about understated elegance.
Combining natural timber with dark wooden cabinets and white countertops the kitchen adds to this picture of pristine modernity. Sensitive to the unique demands that help preserve the existing landscape and its natural charm this modern Melbourne residence carves out a quiet and comfortable niche that keeps out noise and those prying eyes!
The rosy roof of this log cabin goes amazingly with the gentle look of the light wood. The entire setting feels very coherent and serene perhaps due to the rocking chairs and the swing on the cabin’s deck.
Love the outdoors? So do we and if you are stuck amid the constant rush of big city life then finding some quality outdoor time can be hard indeed. But that can easily change with a fabulous and practical outdoor hangout like the designed by Dan Gayfer Design.
A black treehouse sets itself apart with a stunningly elegant exterior that feels sophisticated and contemporary a reflection of the latest dark decor trends. A treehouse with a dynamic design is a modern sanctuary within a peaceful nature. The combination of silvery hues and light wood is a classy choice not to mention the innovative way the staircase is built around the tree!
When a treehouse proudly carries the shade of brown that so closely matches the trees it feels like it has always been a part of them and grew on the trees completely organically. The big windows are a salute to modern decor concepts that advocate for well-lit open spaces. Combining the natural and the modern has never looked so harmonious!