Designing custom-made furniture is not an easy art. In fact it takes both immaculate vision and unabated creativity to custom design for customers the interiors and décor that they wish for. The most challenging aspect of it is obviously understand what customers have in mind and to decode it and bring a room to reality in a way that pleases them best. And few have achieved this better than Melissa Collison over the past few years.
And if all of this is not enough then a refreshing infinity pool an indoor waterfall and even a home theater with stadium seating should be wonderful added incentives. Beautiful chandeliers and pendant lamps help accentuate this California home and for those interested it will set you back some $13 million; not much for all that is on offer really.
One of the most distinctive and impressive aspects about the home is the excessive use of both glass and wood while concrete and stone seem to make their presence felt. The flooring on the interior and even the walls are clad in a coating of wood and all of it looks classy and elegant. The exterior uses a smooth and simple box-shaped design which seems to be the silhouette of choice in case of most present-day structures.
Designed by ’s StudioMK27 the home is pretty much a perfect template for anyone who wishes to build a contemporary house that is both sophisticated and yet an absolute dream to live in. The Ipês house looks like a giant concrete block floating over a dreamy glass base and this is achieved by the balanced use of concrete wood and glass on the exterior while the interiors remain spacious and light.
Her work not only has an inimitable touch of combining the unusual with the ordinary but it also seems to transcend trends and create design patterns which are both new and diverse. A resident of Sydney the designer loves the city to the core and while her work leads her all across the globe Melissa admits that she loves spending every moment she can get in Sydney.