Acting as a business hub and permanent family base, this beautiful new home has been purpose-built as a sanctuary for work, rest and play by Miriam Fanning of Mim Design. What was the brief? As admirers of our clients’ business we were thrilled when they approached us for this project. It is an incredibly personal experience when a client entrusts us with the design of their home and it’s not uncommon for them to become friends – and this case was no exception.
We were engaged to undertake an architectural and interior design reflective of the property’s location on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. This was to be not just a weekend retreat or seaside escape but a permanent home for family and business to coexist.
The clients are regular entertainers so the design needed to integrate a private retreat at the front of the residence with a generous entertaining space at the rear. The brief was to create an authentic and timeless design that married mid-century modern with coastal influences without any sense of beachside cliché. The home also needed to showcase the clients’ business of similarly inspired furniture and decor.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
Garden Of Glossy Greens
Whispering of mid-century Cali cool, strappy palms in graceful poses flourish under the limelight in a garden of glossy greens.
Love Nest By A Maritime Captain
Sparkling in its maritime setting this palatial home, built as a love nest by a captain of industry for his mistress, has been restored to its former glory.
The formula for the magical makeover of this transformed harbourside home was one part golden opportunity and one part inspired vision.
Anchored amid native bush, this exceptional home stands strong on a prize plot of the wild Victorian south coast where frothy breakers roll in below and mesmerising views extend in all directions.
Now a chic platinum grey, this former red-brick residence has been made over into an airy beauty with interiors to match.
The romance of this 1920s residence flanked by the Hollywood Hills drew the eyes of a talented couple who set about enhancing its original glamour.
Terraced back on its sloping site this Sydney eastern suburbs house makes the most of the ocean outlook with a simple, quietly luxurious design.
Gallerist Sally Dan-Cuthbert’s Spanish mission abode may be packed with contemporary art and design but it’s foremost a family home and anything but precious.
New York-trained designer Thomas Hamel converted a heritage inner-Sydney terrace into a stylish workspace that’s also a shining showcase for his studio’s stellar work.
Bridging The Gap
Whether large or small, public or private, Alexander Tzannes treats all projects with equal importance.