Leather Weather / Crepe Silk + Leathers Part 1⎮Pregnancy Style

During Spring/Summer, weather temperatures can also become uncertain. Think soft and airy textures covered with trans-seasonal essentials. These buttery leather leggings are the absolute easy-go; a versatile staple certain to delight the most edgy and …

Jumpsuit Game⎮Pregnancy Style

Always in the utmost comfiness without compromising on style. Spending these in-between seasons days in monochrome lifesavers and endlessly versatile staples. This timeless flowy jumpsuit is the ideal example: In addition to wearing it before, during, …

White on Black⎮Pregnancy Style

Contrasted monochrome combo associating flowy movements and structural shape. This lack-of-color invites fluidity to flirt with geometry.Necklines slung off-the-shoulders for a loose layering effect and a sufficient summer vibe. Legoe Heritage Dress an…

Crisp Whites⎮Pregnancy Style

Crisp Whites interweaving flowy wrapped skirt and perforated knit. When it comes to a monochromatic palette, fashioning various textures is always a particularly estimable step! Legoe Heritage perforated crop knit and flowy skirt – Berdine Clutch…

Slouchy Whites I Pregnancy Style

Effortless (but elevated) and slouchy whites escorted by black details. Legoe Heritage pants are ingeniously created for modern expectant mothers and also have the advantage to be worn post-pregnancy. Black version previously seen here. Legoe Heritage …

Harem

Pregnancy has to rhyme with comfortability and functionality. Yet that is not a reason to compromise the style. This harem pants is one of the most important essential that each mum-to-be (or not) has to consider for their wardrobe: edgy, … Conti…

Converted stable and “pocket park” feature in revamped Melbourne house by Austin Maynard Architects

Austin Maynard Architects has created a “forever home” for a family of four, by overhauling a dilapidated horse stable, building a curved extension and planting a new garden. Called King Bill, the project involved upgrading and extending a two-storey property in Melbourne suburb Fitzroy, which forms part of a terrace built in 1850. The family asked locally based

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Taylor Knights opens up garden views at Melbourne home with glass-fronted extension

Australian studio Taylor Knights has linked a house in Melbourne to its garden with a modest brick extension, and taken subtle cues for its interiors from the colours in an abstract painting by Wassily Kandinsky. The single-storey property is located in the city’s Brunswick West suburb, and belongs to a creative couple and their child. They approached local

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Studio Edwards uses shipping containers to create getaway on Australia’s Great Ocean Road

A trio of shipping containers has been converted into a weekend retreat set on stilts on a hillside overlooking Australia’s Otway Coast by Melbourne practice Studio Edwards.  The residence named House 28 is located on the edge of Wye River, a town that has grown up along a waterway that feeds into the sea on

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Clare Cousins Architects creates first carbon-positive home in Australia’s Victoria

This timber-clad residence designed by Australian firms Clare Cousins Architects and The Sociable Weaver is the first home in the Australian state of Victoria to achieve a “10 Star” energy rating. Boasting a carbon-positive accreditation, the Cape Paterson-based 10 Star Home has been constructed using zero waste and building biology philosophies to earn it a 10 Star energy rating, after which it

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Adam Kane adds gabled artist’s studio and gallery to Australian home

Architect Adam Kane has added a garage and painting studio to a house in the Australian state of Victoria, which features pitched corrugated-metal roofs, cement walls and pared-back interiors. Local architect Adam Kane placed the studio at right angles to the residence to orient it towards indirect southern light, while the garage is placed opposite. The arrangement of the Blackwood Studio creates a courtyard in

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Wolveridge Architects builds Courtyard Cottage on Australia’s scenic Mornington Peninsula

The residents of this seaside home in Australia can easily cook inside or out, thanks to a kitchen and dining space that opens onto a sculptural barbecue courtyard. Designed by Melbourne-based firm Wolveridge Architects, Courtyard Cottage is a single-storey courtyard home for a family of three in Flinders – a town on the picturesque Mornington Peninsula. The

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Corrugated steel provides durable facade for rural Australian home by Glow Design Group

This shed-inspired house in rural Victoria, Australia, features a low-maintenance fire-resistant facade of corrugated steel that also helps to reflect heat, keeping the building cool in summer (+ slideshow). The three-bedroom property was designed by Melbourne studio Glow Design Group for a couple with one child and another due soon. They asked for a contemporary, energy-efficient home that would make the […]

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Wooden beams create sewing-inspired details at Cross-Stitch House by FMD Architects

FMD Architects used slender lengths of timber to “stitch” together this narrow Melbourne house and its new garden extension. The project, called Cross-Stitch House, involved extending the single-storey residence to create new family living spaces, as well as improving natural light in the existing rooms. The brief given to Melbourne-based FMD Architects called for space to display three […]

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Lake Wendouree House by Inarc features a spiked entrance and a car turntable

A basement garage with a turntable for cars helps reduce the space required for this house in the Australian city of Ballarat, designed by Melbourne architecture firm Inarc (+ slideshow). Ballarat is situated around the shores of Lake Wendouree in the state of Victoria, roughly 65 miles north-west of Melbourne. Inarc designed the house for […]

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Mt Martha Beach House by Wolveridge Architects is clad in a mixture of weather-resilient materials

Blackened timber, zinc and cement boards add variety to the facade of this beachside home near Melbourne, which is made up of several intersecting and overhanging blocks (+ slideshow). Melbourne studio Wolveridge Architects designed the residence for a young family in Mount Martha, a beach suburb on the Mornington Peninsula near Melbourne. The client – a developer and […]

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Lorne Hill House is a retirement residence built among trees on Australia’s coastline

Architect Will Harkness was careful not to disturb any large gum trees with this compact holiday home for a retired couple in Lorne, just off Australia’s Great Ocean Road (+ slideshow). Named Lorne Hill House, the residence is located on a steep hillside with views out to sea. A number of large trees are dotted around […]

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Andrew Maynard’s “anti-monolith” house is made up of seven small blocks

Australian architect Andrew Maynard has doubled the size of a house in Victoria by adding a row of skinny gabled blocks, intended to make the building look like a small village rather than a monolithic block (+ slideshow). Located in Alphington, a suburb north-east of Melbourne, the house was no longer big enough to suit the […]
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Maddison Architects add timber-framed annex to log cabin in Victoria’s coastal forest

Designed as an annex for a 1960s log cabin, this angular timber and cast-concrete structure by Maddison Architects is nestled among the undergrowth of a forest in Victoria, Australia (+ slideshow). Cabin 2 by Melbourne-based studio Maddison Architects is a self-contained apartment that provides overflow accommodation for the client’s existing cabin. Related story: Wooden folly by Andre Tchelistcheff […]
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