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Supporting Local Designer, Makers & Architects

Blurring the line between art and design, Gertrude Street Residence by Kate Challis Interiors is a highly resolved yet wonderfully personable family home.

The Unwin project in the Victorian suburb of Templestowe is one of the most memorable and challenging that Kate Walker Design has ever worked on.

Lempriere by Kate Walker Design is a striking renovation that pays dividends for this family as they seamlessly combine their love of both coastal and alpine regions.

For the Beechwood project Kate Walker of Kate Walker Design undertook a major renovation of her family home in the coastal Victorian suburb of Mount Martha.

The brief was to transform this brick Victorian home, situated on a main road, into a tranquil family residence capable of accommodating the lifestyle of the occupants for many years to come.

Spotted Gum Tree House was designed from day one around the enormous spotted gum occupying the back yard of the property.

Dubbed “the concrete bunker” for its deliberate use of rendered finishes, and rejection of ornamentation, this Camperdown apartment for two design professionals is intimate, yet utilitarian.

A collection of ten refined residences in iconic middle Brighton, that take full advantage of light, space and the inherent beauty of Lindsay Street to create a home of ageless character.

Design + Diplomacy add their unique style to a classic piece of Fitzroy's architectural history.

The aim was to make the kitchen more interactive and practical with guests, and provide more commercial functionality and storage, such as a butler’s pantry and additional refrigeration.

Middle Burke demonstrates a level of design sophistication and elegance worthy of its premier Melbourne location.

The romantic ideals of the scheme are based in the low-lying connection to the ground.

The house is designed to replicate the true experience of the site.

Light is encouraged from above and the side, dispersed through new and existing openings.

Harvested from the established rich heritage of Polperro Winery, Many Little is a fine edition to a lineage of iconic placemaking within Red Hill.

The Percy Plunkett project is a radical transformation of a neglected heritage listed cottage in Western Sydney to create the quintessentially Australian café.

The Rooftop draws inspiration from mid century modernism & the residential architecture of Palm Springs.

The Chimney House demonstrates Suzanne & Emma's ability to transform an existing home through contemporary architecture whilst preserving the existing heritage fabric.

Arque were engaged to transform a quaint beach house in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs that was in desperate need of a complete makeover.

Courage and contemporariness are the true hallmarks of this residential project by Christopher Elliott and his team.

The key to designing a retail space is creating an environment that truly embodies the products on display. Through PHARE Christopher Elliot Design have achieved this.

Combining the past and the present - The Spanish Mission House project transforms a Spanish style home through the application of 21st Century design.

Casa Atrio pays tribute to the classical beauty of Italian architecture and the delightful romance of French design.

Designer Danielle Brustman’s entry in the 2018 Rigg Design Awards, Inner-Terior, proposes an alternate domestic living space that asks if the home can be a more fantastical place.

The Downside Up House by WALA is the complete restoration of a charming heritage listed residential space through simplistic architectural soulutions used to extract beauty.

Hecker Guthrie & Woods Bagot provide a multi-residential space with a renewed sense of contemporary modernism whilst respecting the original history of the site.

The team at Hecker Guthrie add an element of class to the time honoured tradition of eating ice cream at the sea side.

This project is an exploration into how modern architecture can still tastefully fit into the existing fabric of a community.

An exploration in overcoming the challenges of altering a grand Victorian home in Melbourne's eastern suburbs.

This project brings a traditional 1980's Victorian beach house on the Mornington Peninsula into a modern age of architecture.

Figureground's take on the humble Australian granny flat explores the significant impact such a project can have on the modern suburban home.

A contemporary Japanese style design that not only complements the modern fusion menu - but enhances it through stylish interior architecture.

This apartment highlights the power of minimalist contemporary interior architecture to highlight and accentuate stunning natural views.

The Princes Apartment is an example of the essential contrasting dialogue that emerges between Australian heritage architecture and contemporary renovations.

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