Colours - grey bedroom can be just grey and white - but this shot would have been nicer with an olive green and a buff pink. Introduce pink and green These two colours combine very well in the mix of a neutral palette. This is especially so when the pink is soft and the green, whether dark (as here) or soft and pale (as in the previous room) is at the other end of the spectrum from zingy lime. Adding to the warmth here is the mix of other pale, neutral colours in the bed blanket and the wood flooring.
not the shower - but might be nice elsewhere in the ensuite Finger tiles: The Art of Tiles “Finger tiles in the master suite were also one of my must-haves from the beginning. These gorgeous little rectangular tiles create a fantastic modern pattern when they are stacked vertically. They have an almost antique-like finish with subtle colour variation that goes from indigo to charcoal,” she says.
Porta Contours Cirque; image: Mike Baker; stylist: Bree Leech for Feltex Carpets “Porta has a range of contoured timber lining boards with concave and convex curves that can be painted or stained and used internally and externally. We recently specified these to clad the interior walls of a curved stairwell that we are excited about,
“I have used pre-finished engineered boards from Royal Oak Floors’ Architect Collection on a few projects as they are extra wide and matching edge pieces are available for corner details,” says Johnstone. “I specified the Mink Grey on a large wall at one project, applied it to the floor in the entry corridor of the original Victorian, and then applied it to a wall that extended through the living area with discreet hidden storage.
When it comes to profiles, plank formats (such as VJ lining boards), textured profiles (such as the curves of Porta Contours Riverine) or lineal profiles (such as Porta Contours Strata) are popular, says Gilding. “Boral VJ boards are increasingly being used horizontally to line walls and pitched ceilings, adding warmth and character to a space,” says Leon Travis, general manager of sales and distribution at Boral Timber. “The feature-grade timber highlights the black gum veins and knots to create a sense of uniqueness. Observing the natural variations in the timber is like looking at clouds and makes a space more cosy.”
DFJ ARCHITECTS Interior materials palette VJ Plus wall panelling. PORTAL FRAMES MIGHT BE A QUICK WAY TO CONSTRUCT BHP Steel portal frames finished in Dulux Namadji. INSULATED GLASS = Viridian Glass ComfortPlus glazing. Burnished concrete flooring from Holcim Australia. Surface Society Verde Sol 100 x 100-millimetre tiles around fireplace.
Breeze Block “We decided to use the extruded clay bricks on edge, which means the holes were on show. The bricks are a large dimension (40 x 110 x 290 millimetres), which is perfect for making a screen,” he says. Then they exaggerated the pattern by including a 10 millimetre gap between each brick; achieved by gluing each on edge brick to aluminium angles fixed to the timber studs.