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Category: Australia

Tim Ross’s Mid Century Home in Sydney

This is an Atherton House in Hunters Hill, Sydney. Built in 1959, Atherton House is regarded as a classic of mid-century architecture, complete with a kidney-shaped pool, red linoleum floors, and features enough Eames chairs for the entire cast of Mad Men. Self-confessed ‘nutty modernist’ Tim Ross…

Luxe Bohemian Aussie Shop Spell & the Gypsy

Meet sisters Elizabeth Briedis & Isabella Pennefather~ the founders of cult Aussie label Spell & the Gypsy Collective & their new bridal line Spell Bride. The sisters created the concept of their brand in a home office 8 years ago and now, largely because of their bridal gowns, are becoming…

Australian Design at it’s Best

Walter Barda Design is based in Sydney, offering consultancy services in planning, architecture, landscape and interior design. Their diverse portfolio of work is amazing and so very diverse. Walter, himself, is a well known visual artists and has shown his collections globally. Within Sydney’ s Northern Beaches and Eastern Suburbs…

Remarkable Sydney Home Renovation/Before & After

Best friends, Bonnie, Erin & Lana, walked away from their corporate careers in pursuit of a more fulfilling life. Together they created Three Birds Renovations, based in Sydney – a boutique renovation company where they buy, renovate and sell suburban homes. The home below belongs to Lana and this isn&#8217…

1940’s Inspired Spanish Villa in Palm Beach, Australia

Villa Gaelforce~  In the hills of Palm Beach, an hour’s drive north of Sydney, a 1940’s Spanish-mission-inspired house sits discreetly behind a brush fence, tucked into the hillside overlooking the magnificent panorama of Pittwater. Entwined with angophoras trees that hug the shores of Sydney’s…

Laid Back Byron Bay Beach House

MAGNOLIA HOUSE If I didn’t live in Laguna Beach, I’d live in Byron Bay, Australia. Such a beautiful place! I am completely in love with the beachy vibe and laid-back interiors of this home. The owner’s unique and fresh styling makes this a…

Colorful Australian Digs

This Australian home located in Palm Beach (Sydney) has a beautiful bohemian vibe. Owners John and Merryl Greaves have an African background (Kenyan and South African), which is reflected in the decor. The decoration is a mix of bright colors, reclaimed wood, repurposed objects and accessories sourced on travels. I…

Indoor/Outdoor Living in Brisbane, Australia

Ashgrove, Brisbane The original home that was on this property was engulfed in vegetation and had very little sunlight. The idea was to create a new oasis or clearing within the forest. Now, the clearing has become a major great room including a sunny yard and a pool…

Waterfront Piece of Heaven on Pittwater

The Haven You can arrive by car or boat to this little piece of heaven called The Haven on Pittwater which overlooks the sparkling Careel Bay, located on the Northern Beaches approximately 20 miles from Sydney. This luxurious yet relaxed three bedroom waterfront home is bathed in sunlight from dawn…

Another Awesome Aussie Home Perched Above the Cliffs of Avalon Beach

The Avalon Lighthouse The approach to this home fills you with a sense of arriving somewhere that is very far away from Avalon Beach, Australia with its accents of Africa, Morocco, and Greece. Named the Avalon Lighthouse as it is perched high atop the cliffs of Bangalley Head where the…