A classic Holgar & Holgar home by architects John Holgar (1922-2006) and Helen Holgar (1923-2012) is ‘palatial in every sense’ according to architectural historian Simon Reeves. After emigrating to Australia, the Polish-born couple designed numerous Australian homes together from the 1960s to the early ‘90s in their ‘flagrant luxury’ style,
A classic Holgar & Holgar home by architects John Holgar (1922-2006) and Helen Holgar (1923-2012) is ‘palatial in every sense’ according to architectural historian Simon Reeves. After emigrating to Australia, the Polish-born couple designed numerous Australian homes together from the 1960s to the early ‘90s in their ‘flagrant luxury’ style, one of which is currently for sale!
Beyond a signature curvilinear facade lies four bedrooms and three bathrooms over two-storeys, before a north-facing backyard.
Current owners Dean Cherny, DJ and retail tech entrepreneur (founder of Marketing Melodies, storePlay, and SocialQ), and family first came across the house 13 years ago, and couldn’t pass up the opportunity to own such an iconic 1970s design.
‘Technically we were just ‘researching’ when we stumbled across the listing, but we knew from the moment we walked through the door that this home was special. We both love mid-century
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Fluted furniture is very popular right now, from end tables to nightstands to dressers to consoles. A cylindrical fluted table evokes classical Grecian vibes, while a console table with detailed lines can almost look Art Deco.
No matter the aesthetic you’re going for with fluted furniture, it’s no secret that it looks designer and high-end, and it’s also no secret that it can be quite pricey. Fortunately for Apartment Therapy readers, there are plenty of ways to DIY fluted furniture so inspiration abounds.
Here’s another project to add to that list. Seasoned furniture flipper Michelle McRae (@shellychicboutique) used a genius material to add texture and clean lines to an old dresser that had been previously painted in an “old shabby chic style.” Future flippers, take notes: Pole wrap is the inexpensive material you’ll
If you want to renovate or build your kitchen, keep in mind that it is going to be a serious undertaking. Before you choose new appliances, don’t forget to do your homework and find out exactly what you need. In this article, we are going to share with you a few tips that will help you purchase kitchen essentials. Read on to find out more.
1. Plan your Menu
First of all, make sure you create a list of items that you really need. In other words, you may want to create your menu to get started. This will help you know what type of essential items you need to invest in. This will include all of the items that you cannot manage without.
2. Set your Budget
Without any doubt, you are going to pay a lot of money for new commercial equipment. If you are going to renovate
For art director Marsha Golemac, the secret to a welcoming and memorable home doesn’t solely lie in the styling and furniture choices, but rather – in the people you’re surrounded by.
“As much as I love my apartment, it’s having great neighbours that makes it even better,” she explains. “We all look out for each other. We often leave our front doors open so our pets can pop in for a visit, or in my English Staffy Raf’s case, to walk in expecting treats. Most of us don’t have outdoor areas, so the hallway has become our backyard.”
Marsha’s Collingwood apartment, formerly the New Gibsonia Yarn Spinning Mill, is located in one of the old Foy & Gibson warehouses. Since being converted into a mix of studios and apartments, this building has remained a hub for local creatives.
“There are several artists and creative studios based here, and many of