Stand Collection by Norm Architects

To create Stand, Norm Architects took their inspiration from those lightweight and elegant cast iron details, typical of 1920s and 1930s interiors, that stylistically characterised the Victorian era and the subsequent Art Nouveau and Art Deco decades. The bathtub reinterprets the classic tub with lion-shaped feet, while the washbasin is reminiscent of those plant pots used at the time in the luxuriant, thriving winter gardens. Stand products are manufactured by Italian company Ex-t using the innovative Living Tech® material, whose hi-tech features ensure it fits in perfectly with the elegant black metal structures that give a sense of lightness to the entire collection.  Stand products are available in Melbourne, Australia from Meizai.

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Jackalope Hotel Mornington Peninsula

Get ready to be captivated by a level of luxury and high end installation in hotel fit-outs without peer. The newly launched Jackalope Hotel, nestled within the picturesque Willow Creek Vineyard, is situated just an hour’s drive from Melbourne on the Mornington Pensinsula.

The name Jackalope is a creature of legend best described as a rabbit with horns, a portmanteau of “jackrabbit” and “antelope”. The hotel bar, Flaggerdoot, is the collective noun for a group of Jackalopes, while the fine dining restaurant Doot Doot Doot is also known as the leader of a Flaggerdoot.

Comprising 46 luxurious rooms and a 30-metre infinity pool, the hotel boasts boldly curated art commissions and installations incorporating a whimsical approach which was achieved by collaborating with some of the world’s leading designers to create the overall vision.

The moody interiors are clad in dark zinc with charred timber and black metal detailing. Floor to ceiling windows and private terraces connect guests to the picturesque surrounds. Bathrooms include black Japanese tubs, double vanities and bath products made exclusively for the hotel by Hunter Lab. Melbourne designer Zuster have provided the furniture.

Owner Louis Li purchased Willow Creek Vineyard in 2013, along with the Maria George Building in the Melbourne CBD, which is earmarked as the site for a second property under the Jackalope Hotels umbrella.

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Images by Sharyn Cairns

Fitzroy Loft by Architects EAT Melbourne

Melbourne based design practice Architects EAT were recently awarded Best Residential Interior at the Australian Interior Design Awards for this amazing loft conversion in a 125 year old former factory in Fitzroy, an inner city suburb of Melbourne. We love the soaring saw tooth ceiling as well as the fusion of respectfully preserved original features and the sleek new additions of steel, glass and timber, combining to create light filled open spaces as well as intimate zones on each level. The suspended foot bridge is an amazing addition connecting the mezzanine spaces. We love the soft grey kitchen and living space joinery paired beautifully with the marble finishes and the black steel framed glazing.

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Fitzroy Loft is a warehouse conversion inside the 125-year-old MacRobertson chocolate factory in Fitzroy, Victoria. The project is about bringing light and air deep into the home, while maintaining the integrity and context of its historical significance. Three internal voids are devised to highlight the original factory heights. While the brief called for a sizeable family home, keeping the integrity of the original factory’s bones was vital. Walls and floors that were built in more recent years were torn down to expose charred beams and remnant paint.

The interior is a series of spaces linked by three internal voids. The first void is the courtyard, which is directly connected to the main living room and the kitchen. The second void is located as a zoning device, separating the living spaces from the private zones on the lower floor. And the third void is placed at the very back in the library, displaying the original timber column and beam, and allowing the soft southern ambient light to touch the library and the mezzanine study above.

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MUUTO Framed Mirrors

The new FRAMED mirror designed by Norway’s Anderssen & Voll for Muuto is suitable for multiple purposes sitting beautifully in the bedroom, living areas and bathrooms. Perfect as a stand alone piece or grouped together as a mirror gallery installation, these mirrors are available in grey, rose and taupe (or silver, copper and bronze).

In the words of Anderssen & Voll : “We wanted to create a mirror that was more than merely a reflective surface. FRAMED is a new perspective to the classic framed mirror; it is a decorative design piece that leads your thoughts to installation art. It adds not only the functionality of a mirror to your home, but with its depth, organic shape and tone-in-tone colour, it is almost perceived as an art object on the wall. The FRAMED mirror can hang beautifully on your walls alone or combined with other sizes and colours.”

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Norsu Interiors 2016 Collection

These beautiful photos of norsu interiors 2016 collection campaign styled by Michelle Halford of The Design Chaser were captured by Lisa Cohen.

Images show different interior spaces in norsu‘s signature pastel colour palette, styled with the boutique’s carefully curated collection of Nordic homewares and diverse range of art prints. The collection also features several images shot in a Scandinavian ‘boho luxe’ style, reflecting a new direction norsu is taking since announcing their partnership with iconic Swedish designhouse Love Warriors of Sweden earlier this year.

The release of this collection coincides with the opening of their second Melbourne retail store in Hawthorn next month which will compliment their existing Malvern East store by providing a space to showcase furniture, rugs and art within a styled insitu environment.

// images from norsu interiors  & original text by decor dots //

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A stunning Gothenburg apartment for sale

This gorgeous turn-of-the-century apartment, built in 1906 and located in Linnéstaden in Gothenburg, Sweden is for sale by Stadshem Real Estate.  Beautifully captured here by photographer Jonas Berg this light-filled home is immediately appealing with its monochrome palette and gorgeous mix of designer furniture, art and lighting. Currently under bid I’m sure by the time you click on the website it will be sold. In love!!

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Oliver Furniture

Born from a proud Scandinavian tradition of wood making, Copenhagen-based brand Oliver Furniture introduces two gorgeous ranges of kids furniture with a simple aesthetic and quality craftsmanship. The Seaside collection is inspired by easy beach-house living whilst the Wood collection highlights the natural beauty in timbers.  The brand was founded in 2003 by Danish cabinetmaker and designer Soren Rorbaek and started with a collection of romantic adult furniture.  A year later Oliver Furniture introduced their charming kids collection.

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Boathouse living in lakeside Norway

This quaint little boathouse is located by a lake in Norway. Its owners, Gunn and Finn spend their summer vacation here. Surrounded by stunning views, this gorgeous summer house has been furnished with relaxation in mind with its neutral palette and natural textures.  An eclectic collection of pieces from their travels sit perfectly within the spaces to create a tranquil haven.
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The home of a Swedish stylist

This gorgeous apartment is that of Swedish stylist Pella Hedeby.  Pella is renowned for her work on behalf of IKEA Livet Hemma, Residence magazine, RUM Magazine, ELLE Decoration and for her popular blog Stil Inspiration where you will find daily doses of inspiration on interior styling, design and photography. These images taken by Sara Medina Lind featured in the new MY HOME Magazine.

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Concrete House in Torquay Australia

This concrete house, designed for a young growing family by Auhaus Architecture Australia is located in Torquay on the Victorian Surf Coast. The house has been designed as a walled sanctuary, opening up onto itself, an internalised habitat with draping roof gardens and curated glimpses onto the adjoining wetlands. A portal opening in the concrete facade conceals a small secluded courtyard leading to the glazed front door. Upon entry, the house opens up into double height gallery space, glazed on one side to reveal the plan which wraps around a large, north facing courtyard. Each floor rests on slender columns, the fine lines counterpointing the natural mass of the concrete. Hardwood battens and brass detailing throughout provide patterning and warmth.
Builder: Oliveri Construction
Photography: Derek Swalwell

 

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