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BRISBANE

SUMMER 2013

DESIGNINC.

purple reign

YOUR KITCHEN’S HOTTEST HUE

a courtyard garden

Summertime Splash INNER-CITY OASIS

STARCK BATHROOMS

CAESARSTONE NEW RELEASE


SUMMER

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Project Designs Architects is set to revolutionise the humble ‘granny flat’ with the imminent launch of their new range of independant living designs which offers turnkey solutions for self contained living right in your backyard.

Just released in August, PGH Bricks and Pavers’ stunning new Urban Metal Collection is a range of four fully glazed metallic finishes that offer a range of applications for both interior and external use. In bronze sheen, silver spark, copper lustre and zinc shimmer, the bricks need to be seen to be believed.

www.pghbricks.com.au

Christiaan’s - Brisbane’s leading distributor of high-end bathware are celebrating their 30th birthday! Since opening their doors in 1983, Christiaan’s have focused on an innovative product selection showcasing modern and sophisticated designs from around the world.

Taking self contained living to a whole new level, this student pod concept by Swedish Architects Tengbom occupies just 10sqm.


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ARCHITECT Colin Lewington Project Designs Architects BUILDER Wayne Bernard Imtec Projects REFLECTION POOL Baldwyn Pools


ROOM WITH A VIEW

A traditional Queenslander located in Brisbane’s inner-west, receives a stylish addition to create all-modern, alfresco living complete with outdoor kitchen, lounge area and tranquil water views by way of a bubbling fountain.


Extensive use of lighting throughout the garden not only extends usability late into the night, but brings a sense of atmosphere and theatre to the space.


GET THE LOOK INPIRED INTERIOR TRENDS Hunter Pacific Stainless Fan

For similar, try; www.gardenway.com.au m.au Gardenia Jasminoides

Dulux Whisper White

Spotted Gum Timber

Caesarstone London Grey

Charcoal Outdoor Tile


acidsplash Medium wire chandelier in navy www.fentonandfenton.com.au $2,200.00

chartreuse Chevron cushion in chart www.kristyleeinteriors.com.au $165.00

Artichoke table lamp www.blueskyaccessories.com POA

Replica Hans Wegner ‘wishbone’ chair www.sokol.com.au $179.00

Tangier rug in celery www.wayfair.com.au from $65.95 Set of four tumblers in navy www.freedom.com.au $29.95


Combining water-saving technology with a contemporary, ergonomic design, the Axor Starck Organic range offers a collection of unique pieces that are destined to become bathroom icons. Inspired by organic forms and minimalist design, the Axor Starck range offers a highly tactile experience, defined by smooth, curved edges and organic, twiglike forms. The standouts of the collection are certainly the basin mixers, which feature a fluid design that harmoniously melds the waterspout and temperature control function into a single, beautifully unified mixer. www.christiaans.com.au

AXOR STARCK ORGANIC


Inner Sanctum The vegitation quota of a small lot build has been delivered in spades thanks to an enclosed courtyard and an abundance mentality.


LANDSCAPING Steven Clegg Steven Clegg Design


Five Minutes With Steven Clegg Botanical Designer/Horticulturalist Steven Clegg Design

What was the client brief with this project? It was very much driven by the architect who had just returned from Kathmandu and was inspired by the internal courtyard concept. We also built on the idea of not having the gardens looking overly ‘designed’. What was your main inspiration? Aer we talked with the client we realised that we needed to incorporate a lot of native plants from SE Queensland. We then mixed in a few exotics and really focused on the overall look as we wanted to achieve something a lile rambling that had a structured yet seemingly unkept wildness about it. Were there any obstacles to overcome with this site? The site was very steep and the soil was fairly poor so we had to improve that. Then there was also the issue of the close proximity to the neighbours - as the house filled much of the block we needed to blur the site line and maximise every space available. What are you particularly proud of? The big thing was the increasing engagement of the client aer the job was completed. As the garden evolved over time so has his interest in gardening. He still involves me to this day as the garden continues to grow. Tell us a lile about the design? The goal was to plant things for the future, so we utilised the Queensland Kauri Pine which is planted on a lot of the hills in Brisbane so in the future it will be something that stands out and then in the central courtyard we planted a Wallemi Pine – they were two key, long term plants which we then surrounded with rainforest natives and exotics to create a lot of green on green and lots of leaf texture.


Pullenvale-based Baldwin Aquatic combined the finest in finishes along with enduring style to create this residential pool that manages to play a starring role in the home’s overall design while also complementing and enhancing the connection to the far-reaching views beyond.

POOL BUILDER Baldwin Aquatic TILING Glyn Hurst


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I N P I R E D EXTERIOR T R E N D S

Glass Fencing by Network Glass

Rattan Ceiling Finis h

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Following on from the concept of the outdoor room, a key trend to emerge during 2013 has been the increasing use of traditionally exterior finishes in indoor applications.

Raw Beauty Colours

Colourways is a leading trend forecasting agency who actively sources, identifies and delivers the very latest developments in colour, material and finishes.

www.colourways.com.au

Feature bricks, timber cladding and even cement sheeting are being specified for internal use, with the benefits that originally made them such popular choices still applying. This includes the ability to save time and money through minimal installation time along with bringing an innovative edge to the finished look. The new Cemintel Designer Series offers a range of cladding in unique modern textures and colours such as Urban Grey, as shown here.


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Bring regal flair to your kitchen with sleek stainless steel and a pop of colour in deep and moody aubergine. From top: 1. Miele in-wall coffee machine from $2,229, www.miele. com.au; 2. Le Creuset 24cm pot, $315; and 3. Kitchenaid mixer in Aubergine, $679, both www.kitchenwaredirect.com.au; 4. Aga Total Control 5 Oven, POA, www.agashopaustralia.com.

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New Hamptons Style ‘New England’, ‘Hamptons’ and ‘Cape Cod’ - three similar design aesthetics that embody bright, white personal spaces and relaxed yet elegant chic.

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All geographically located around the East coast of America’s Connecticut, the look translates perfectly to Queensland’s temperate climate making it a popular, timeless choice for designers and homeowners alike. This fresher take sees dynamic turquoise take the place of so blue with quirky touches mixed in with the more traditional finds.

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From top: 1. Uneek Glass Fusions art glass in turquoise, $305, www.etsy. com; 2. Horse table lamp, $245, www.mattblatt.com.au; 3. Pewter Jug, $64.95, www.thefrenchboathouse.com.au; 4. Studded velvet armchair in turquoise, $1,800, www.rubystar.com; 5. Hamptons Butlers Tray, POA, www.capecoddesigns.com.au


raw concrete* alpine mist

vanilla noir Caesarstone have just released their latest new colours which draw on elegant natural stone and urban finishes for inspiration. www.caesarstone.com.au

bianco drift

summer rye

clamshell calacatta classic* *coming early 2014


BRISBANE

DESIGNINC. interiors buildings and fittings of distinction for everyday living

CONTACT BALDWIN AQUATIC www.baldwinaquatic.com.au CAESARSTONE www.caesarstone.com.au CHRISTIAANS BATHROOMS www.christiaans.com.au COLOURWAYS PROGRAM www.colourways.com.au NETWORK GLASS www.networkglass.com.au PROJECT DESIGNS ARCHITECTS www.projectdesignsarchitects.com.au STEVEN CLEGG DESIGN www.stevencleggdesign.com.au

EDITOR Briana Cicchelli 0422 239 416 | briana@pdpr.com.au ADVERTISING Annika Lewington 0401 411 184 | annika@pdpr.com.au

www.pdpr.com.au

DesignInc. Summer 2013  

DesignInc. Magazine is the dedicated e-publication of Brisbane's leading prestige residential suppliers.

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