Behind an unassuming façade, the Courtyard house opens up to reveal a pared back design response, mixed with luxurious materials, and practical detailing. This existing building has been altered and extended, with the interior.
House tour: a private home for one in inner-city Melbourne: “The owner’s lifestyle was analysed for the design... so she can enjoy the dining area alone, as well as with guests. We added a Serge Mouille wall light, and table lighting that gives a textured effect and so much ambience.” Ercol ‘Windsor Plank’ table and ‘Butterfly’ chairs from Temperature Design. Serge Mouille ‘Applique 1 Bras Pivotant Courbe’ wall lamp from Cult. ‘Wednesdayfiveten2010’ artwork by Trevor Mein from Otomys.
GREAT CHAIRS FOR PIANO ROOM Molteni coffee tables from Hub, and Maxalto ‘Kalos’ armchairs and ‘Lithos’ table from Space Furniture. Trevor Mein photo from his Cloud Series, from Hub, and Petrina Hicks’s Serpentina I from Dianne Tanzer Gallery.