Unlike the modern minimalist trend this one is from an era where various shades and designs were used lavishly to create vibrant and cheerful interiors. And there is indeed nothing ‘neutral’ about the interiors here as each room seems to have its own distinctive personality and with even unusual décor like the brass pole in the kitchen and old record player that is showcased in the living room.
California is renowned not just across the US but all over the globe as a frontrunner when it comes to eco-friendly innovations and green features and the Seadrift Residence is no different as it employs solar energy thanks to the photovoltaic roof smart heating technologies that reduce energy consumption efficient lighting fixtures without compromising on aesthetics and an innovative water management system.
This led to the creation of a very unique house that uses uniquely crafted wooden blinds that sync with the rest of the home and shut out the outside world when needed. (OR rather when the prying eyes are not needed) Solar-water heating cross-ventilation rainwater harvesting features and natural lighting make up the array of green features that help the building stay sustainable. On the inside the three-floor house are covered in a fine balance of wood and concrete to offer perfect ambiance.
Maybe it is just nostalgia or maybe the fact that one can never go back in time revisit the memories of the past but everyone of us is fond of those ‘wonder years’ of the past. And this home in Melbourne might well have that same allure for many who might look back at times that were simpler but also happier.
Finally this is one of the most desirable penthouses in Australia and at $20 million it’s also one of the most expensive. The apartment sits atop The Hyde on Liverpool Street a luxury 35-floor complex designed by WOHA Architects. Sydney-based architectural partners Archer + Wright won the commission to design the penthouse to the very highest specification. It encompasses a massive 570 square meters of internal space
This vintage 1970′s Doncaster home of designer Melissa Webb sports many design elements and interiors that you will not really find in the more contemporary homes. The use of black grey pink cream and green marble walls along with sandstone blocks with some of them even containing some amazing fossils makes this home truly one of a kind!
Each room in this home seems to be touched by a different cultural influence. From intricate oriental designs to the geometric patterns of Middle Eastern décor and the stark white/gold accented French continental approach – it is a historic fantastic and worldly home indeed.