|This family of six have plenty of room to spread out |
around a recycled timber table from Jimmy Possum.
| Black kitchen cabinetry doesn't loom large|
like you might expect. It almost makes the
wall of kichen cupboards disappear.
|Not for the faint hearted. |
A red glass staircase is a statement unto
A weathered Lloyd Loom chair "has been
in the family forever". We love its raw state
and rustic appeal against its very modern backdrop.
This is in this house where anything
The master bedroom lets the floor do the colour - but
gets a little help from the yellow on the balcony
Rich navy blue carpet features throughout the top floor.
|Sunlight pours into the house from panes of glass |
scattered throughout the structure. It wasn't until the couple
had committed to the blue, red and yellow colourscheme
that they realised they had achieved a disctincly Mondrian
|Very much a family home - simple, sturdy furnishings|
withstand boisterous activity and plenty of built in
storage tucks away the toys at the end of the day.
|This house unfolds itself to the visitor gradually. |
The front part of the house retains its original features
and holds a range of inherited antique heirloom furniture.
The only hint of what's to come is in the bold red door.
|Architect Simon Hansen has worked the lines of |
the house to maximise light and impact.
This house holds little surprises at every turn,
like this dash of red , overhead mirror and flash of sky.
See www.bureausrh.com for more of Simon's work.
Bendy lights by Artemide www.artemide.com.au
are flexible and fun.
Referred to as her "poor man's Jeffrey Smart" the digitally
manipulated image is of shipping containers.
|From the colour choices to the mix of modern|
and antique, there's a rebellious streak
about this house that is cheeky and fun.
Thank you to this lovely family for sharing their wonderful home with us.