CATEGORIES

Rhythm And Flow

Creating a coherent connection and simplifying the levels in this Sydney home was the first step in enhancing its charm and facilitating easy family living.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August 2021

PEAK FLOW

TACKLING AN AWKWARD configuration by opening up the internal circulation with the clever use of curving elements as well as removing most ceilings to steal more vertical space has reawakened this apartment into a flowing, relaxed home.

2 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August 2021

Monumental vision

Informed by architectural showpieces savoured on their overseas travels, and inspired by the work of a leading local architect, these Melbourne owners fashion a spectacular new build in the heart of the action.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August 2021

TWIN FLAMES

LOOKING TO APPEAL to an ‘eccentric, multicultural demographic’ in Melbourne’s Windsor, the property owners called on architect and interior designer Maria Danos to help bring to life this high-quality, small-scale townhouse development.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August 2021

GILT EDGED

LAYERED SHADES of white on white and the installation of a new master ensuite and additional skylights and windows uplift the interiors of this heritage home.

2 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August 2021

Detail ORIENTED

A wealth of considered elements are the hallmark of the reinvention of this heritage house into a haven of contemporary living for a young family.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August 2021

High pitched

Layers of Scandinavian and mid-century design add the luxe frosting to this snowy, chalet-style bolthole.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August 2021

TURNING CIRCLE

A stately residence and contemporary pavilion have been linked via a new cloistered walkway, setting the tone for the heritage-meets-modern style to follow.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August 2021

VA VA VISTA

[Walsh Bay]

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
August 2021

Curves Ahead

Perched high on a hill and anything but provincial, Pia Francesca’s home is a perfect canvas for her elegant eclecticism with its monochrome scheme and verdant outlook.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
June - July 2021

Surface Deep

Rugged raw finishes deliver a low-maintenance interior with a carefree edge that is tailor-made for a family’s escape from the big smoke.

6 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
June - July 2021

Art And Soul

Sydney architect and new Foundation chair of the MCA Nick Tobias sees beauty not only in buildings but also in the act of helping construct a forward-looking public collection of Australian art.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
June - July 2021

Pride Of Place

This Tasmanian practice’s visionary thinking elevates every structure, from an award-winning restoration to an acclaimed Aboriginal standing camp.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
June - July 2021

Beauty And Beyond

Model, muse, esteemed jewellery designer and passionate human rights advocate Elsa Peretti lived a rich life that was filled to the brim with mastery and meaning.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
June - July 2021

Paradise BEACH

Sydney interior designer Suzanne Julian draws on her travels and life experiences to prove that when it comes to an office, there’s no place like home.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
June - July 2021

STAR TURN

In a time like no other, interior designer and adopted New Yorker Tali Roth forged ahead with the glorious re-imagining of this Chelsea brownstone for a young family.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
June - July 2021

GOLDEN AGE

Transformed by Those Architects, a former Sydney restaurant pirouettes into a luminous HQ with a natural inner glow for growing fashion force Aje.

5 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
June - July 2021

Smooth BLEND

The past and present are artfully united in this reimagined family home where heritage features are celebrated with contemporary flair.

5 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
June - July 2021

BARN DANCE

Perfectly in rhythm with the landscape, this handsome trio of made-to-order structures are also in step with each other, forming an harmonious rural dwelling.

6 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
June - July 2021

Turning Corners

A turn-of-the-century terrace house in Sydney has taken on a curvaceous new persona with a softly feminine and whimsical update by Arent & Pyke.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2021

Out Of The Box

Timber louvres cast light and shadow within this family home, where a layering of colour and form softens its slick architectural geometries.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2021

Learning Curve

Relishing the chance to be part of an industrial suburb’s rebirth, William Smart sculpted a former factory into a spectacular headquarters for his architecture practice, Smart Design Studio. This hybrid workspace melds utility and poetry, crested with an apartment where intersecting arches reach for the sublime.

5 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2021

The Art Of Work

The best elements of working (almost) from home are incorporated into the new offices of Alexander & Co in Sydney’s Bondi Junction.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2021

OUTSIDE INTEREST [ Sydney Olympic Park ]

AN ABUNDANCE of green space is not an amenity one typically associates with apartment living, but when it came to the Pavilions Residences at Sydney Olympic Park, Mirvac went to heroic lengths to make the natural environment a starring feature.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2021

BOLD MOVES

Transcending a brief that called for classic neutrals, design duo Le Berre Vevaud composed a rhapsody of colour, form and free thinking for this Paris home.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2021

UNITED FRONT

A pair of apartments tucked into a gritty Melbourne laneway has been joined and converted into one soft, generous space.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2021

THE LONG VIEW

Classic detailing and a neutral palette coalesce in a newly built house that offers privacy, light and timeless appeal for a family of four.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2021

Crowning glory

Blainey North has forged a career out of creating extraordinary interiors. The designer tells Tanya Buchanan what she had in mind for her latest project, Crown Spa Sydney.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2021

Bigger picture

Art is the stuff of life for passionate collector and principal of international art advisory LoveArt, Amanda Love.

3 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
May 2021

Unlikely Bed Fellows

Opposites attract in this split-level Sydney home where Australian Federation proudly meets tropical modernism under one cohesive roof.

4 mins read
Belle Magazine Australia
April 2021