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DRAWING BOARD  A sneak peak at one of the ground floor options presented to our Couldrey House clients. Reimagining the veranda for an informal entry and arrival to an entertainers deck nestled within gorgeous established trees
January 26, 2021

DRAWING BOARD A sneak peak at one of the ground floor options presented to...

DRAWING BOARD  A lovely garden setting for an informal first meeting to discuss initial concepts and options in situ with the clients in their front yard - quite a change for this family’s move from New York to Brisbane⁠
January 25, 2021

DRAWING BOARD A lovely garden setting for an informal first meeting to dis...

WORKING FROM HOME "It is analogous to hearing the words of a novel read aloud, when reading them on paper allows us to daydream a little, to make associations beyond the literal sentences on the page. ⁠
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Similarly, drawing by hand stimulates the imagination and allows us to speculate about ideas, a good sign that we’re truly alive."⁠
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Michael Graves
January 20, 2021

WORKING FROM HOME "It is analogous to hearing the words of a novel read alo...

ON SITE  Openings for days - the rhythm of the pivot doors in our recently completed North Fitzroy house make for a beautiful connection to an entertainers dream back patio.⁠
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Builder: @Seventry7projects⁠
Photograph by the Client
January 18, 2021

ON SITE Openings for days - the rhythm of the pivot doors in our recently ...

ON SITE  And just like that, the entry courtyard has walls! The entry sequence into our Buderim House is via this private courtyard, soon to be bound with textural brick, warm Black Butt timbers and lush greenery.⁠
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Builder: @xceedbuilding
Engineer: @inertiaeng 
Certifier: @buildingaaa
January 18, 2021

ON SITE And just like that, the entry courtyard has walls! The entry seque...

COMPLETED  A bit of a flashback to this one from 2019 - this detail shot captures the beautifully warm American Oak, paired with the lush blue velvet and brass accents. ⁠
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This is the interior fitout for Queensland Orthopaedic Clinic⁠
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Photography: @Toby_Scott
January 14, 2021

COMPLETED A bit of a flashback to this one from 2019 - this detail shot ca...

ON SITE  Remember that marble slab pic a few posts ago? Here it is in situ! We're stoked with how this is coming together

Builder: @finnesbuildinggroup
January 13, 2021

ON SITE Remember that marble slab pic a few posts ago? Here it is in situ!...

DRAWING BOARD  Getting playful with colour and texture for a new, young family home we call Taylor Range
January 6, 2021

DRAWING BOARD Getting playful with colour and texture for a new, young fam...

ON SITE  Steel work is up on our Buderim house, making early suggestions of it's scale, form and relationship to site. ⁠
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We are very much looking forward to seeing this progress to completion in 2021!

Builder: @xceedbuilding
January 5, 2021

ON SITE Steel work is up on our Buderim house, making early suggestions of...