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in the rest of the kitchen, along with large double glass doors leading out to the courtyard. The finishing touch is added with Tom’s ‘Cheap Eat’ neon light design. As the Creative Director and part owner of Abode Living, a Melbourne-based family run luxury bed linen business, Tom is adept at turning his hand to most creative pursuits. As a self-proclaimed ‘part time’ artist, painting under the name of Juan Mcarb, Tom indulges his wild ideas and creative impulses outside the realm of bed linen. Nikki also has a creative bent, working in the fashion industry as a global women’s wear buyer for Cotton On. Once the interior living areas were finished, the couple turned their hands to the front façade of the house, undaunted by the laborious job of replacing weatherboards ahead of them. Removing aluminium windows and installing double hung timber framed windows in their place along with a new timber awning, the

Est Magazine #12  
Est Magazine #12  

Global living with an Australian twist