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.
The bedrooms are exceptionally beautiful as they have been designed in pristine white and neutral shades while pendant lighting and chandeliers accentuate the home’s beauty. The 7000 square foot also features a Koi pond a small waterfall and even a 1500 bottle wine vault for those who love to indulge in some intoxicating delights.
Islands throughout the South Pacific are also home to some of the most colorful tropical plants known to man such as the friendly Hibiscus multicolored Frangipani and unique red orange Heliconia. Choose floral prints using these particular flowers or utilize the colors as accents when creating your tropical haven.
The living and dining spaces were remodeled with the modern approach of blending the experience of indoor and outdoor space. Views of the outside accompany pretty much every step throughout the house. The second floor contains a “Park Room” which takes advantage of the wonderful location by the central park a permeable airy glazed space joining indoor and outdoor under a slightly cantilevered wooden-clad inclined roof an addition with a subtropical holiday feel.
And the city’s charm along with her early life seem to have influenced her work greatly as one sees a sense of unconstrained freedom in all her work. Yet she still has to work with items that customers already have and create a new environment that incorporates them in a visually more appealing manner.
Contemporary homes not only seem to rely heavily on the interiors for their look and appeal but seem to be borrowing extensively from the surroundings. Stunning terrace views are becoming more and more often and that is all the more true in case of structures that are taking shape close to the shore.
The kitchen steals the show thanks to the uber-sleek design the ergonomic shelves which disappear into the walls when not needed and a stainless steel kitchen countertop that seems to be gaining in popularity. Entire walls and parapets made only out of glass ambient lighting classy chandeliers and ergonomic décor complete this minimalist house.