A Up to date Reimagining of Robin Boyd’s Fenner Home

Las Palmas is an equally informal and splendid house impressed by Robin Boyd’s Fenner Home the place proprietor Sally McGarry grew up. A major instance of twentieth century Australian structure, the home’s post-war regional model had a long-lasting impression on Sally, whose household nonetheless reside throughout the Fifties Canberra house. 

DUO Architects in affiliation with Davis Architects had been tasked with designing Sally’s new household house in an identical mid-century model. On the identical time, the house wanted to be built-in into the Byron Bay hinterland panorama, sensible for a younger household to reside in, and capable of function part-time as a luxurious lodging venue.

Las Palmas’ structure is genuinely impressed by the two-wing flooring plan of the Fenner Home. These two wings (one for sleeping and one for communal areas) lie lengthy and low within the panorama – their unbroken horizontal strains emphasising the undulating hinterland hills that encompass

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This Cheerful New Label Brings The Sunshine We Want Proper now!

If 2020 was the yr of the pivot, then 2021 is the yr of the aspect hustle. After 12 months of stasis and shock, persons are making the strikes they dreamt of throughout final yr’s upheaval: shifting states, going again to uni, beginning their very own enterprise.

Hannah Veikkanen is a kind of individuals. The designer and maker moved to Melbourne six months earlier than the pandemic with the intention of solidifying her freelance graphic design and branding enterprise. Practically two years (and 200+ days of lockdown) later, and the inventive has drawn on her formal coaching in textiles to launch a very totally different inventive enterprise alongside it: textiles model, Veikkanen.

All by herself from her makeshift dwelling studio in Fitzroy North, Hannah tufts her cushions and artworks by hand. Forward of Veikkanen’s official launch tomorrow, we requested her completely every part about it!

Hello Hannah! Congratulations on Veikkanen.

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