CATEGORIES

United Front

The felicitous union of two creative minds meant the reinvention of this 1930s house was achieved to maximum advantage with a minimum of fuss.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
June 2018

Face Value

The Victorian heritage facade belies the ultra modern rear extension to this home that delivers light and space in equal measure.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2018

Sound Bites

Edwina Withers of BoffiStudio knows listening up and matching clients’ ideas with her own experience is key in fostering bold design solutions.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2018

Budding Genius

Inspired by ikebana, Alessi Design Award winner Zachary Hanna’s novel vase design conceives a more natural way to display a bloom.

2 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2018

Living History

Decorator and writer Annie Kelly and photographer Tim Street-Porter’s Sydney home bears witness to styles present and past, mixing antiques and travel pieces.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2018

Fresh Air

The owner’s former childhood home has been reinvented for her own family in an easy style that marries Spanish Mission and Hollywood Regency without missing a beat.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2018

Vision Splendid

A smart combination of old and new has given this turn-of-the-century house a fresh personality.

2 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2018

Nature Study

Architect Fergus Scott mines the potential of every site to create something beautiful and unique. 

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August/September 2017

Western Civilisation

Stellar hospitality group Como has outfitted a Perth architectural gem in palatial suites and serene amenities.

2 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August/September 2017

The Dutch Masters

Tradition meets modernity in the reinvented Pulitzer Hotel in Amsterdam, cleverly crafted from a series of old canal houses. 

2 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August/September 2017

Surf Dive 'N' Sea

A brilliant point break is only one of the sublime attractions of luxurious Indonesian resort Nihiwatu.

2 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August/September 2017

Oriented East

Doyens of the Melbourne design scene, Barbara and John Hermon have a penchant for authentic Asian artefacts.

2 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
November 2017

View Finder

Maximising the sea outlook was paramount in the design of this townhouse on the Victorian coast.

2 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
November 2017

Cool Change

Jean-Louis Deniot worked his magic on this mid-century Florida home, making it as fresh as a sea breeze.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
November 2017

Right Angle

Geometric lines and a palette of stone and glass add up to a modernist marvel of a home, with a sinuous staircase the surprise element at its heart.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
November 2017

Journey Man

Matt Gibson’s creative process aims to build a story in which the client is hero in their own narrative.

2 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
December / January 2017/2018

Flower Power House

Floral diva Fleur McHarg invites us into her botanic workshop in Melbourne where she plans exquisite events and dreams up flower-inspired book and film plots.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
December / January 2017/2018

About Face

Once owned by some of Hollywood’s legends this home has been given a dazzling new look by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
December / January 2017/2018

In The Pink

The pretty pastel colour palette and floral wallpapers of this grand Federation house evoke English style in a very Australian way.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
December / January 2017/2018

Dune Landing

In the hills near the port town of Essaouira, hotelier Willem Smit realised his lifelong desire to build a home of a different stripe by the sea.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
December / January 2017/2018

Top Notch

SJB’s chic black and white design scheme for this Melbourne home, complete with bespoke fittings and luxe finishes, took it to another level of sophistication.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
December / January 2017/2018

Upward Spiral

Transforming a former factory into his family home was pivotal, both personally and professionally, for architect Rob Mills.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
December / January 2017/2018

Rock Solid

The enduring partnership of Sydney’s Casey Brown is leading the way in site-specific architecture.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
April 2017

Dress Circle

MCM House’s Charles Hinckfuss is a new breed of vendor returning glamour to Oxford Street, Sydney. 

2 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
April 2017

Tequila Secret Society

Sydney University’s The Great Hall was the suitably imposing venue for an evening of beguiling art and tequila potions.

1 min read
Belle Magazine Australia
April 2017

Stage Struck

Interior designer Melissa Collison flavours restaurants and bars with wit and drama.

2 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
April 2017