The home has a boxed-shaped design and the top level has been intentionally designed in such a way that it is 3 meters cantilevered over the rest of the base and that gives the home its distinctive look. The interiors have been revamped elegantly using wood in a very soft and pleasant shade while the extra space created now offers both better ventilation and also a larger sun deck. Simple and resourceful.
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 relation of indoor and outdoor spaces and the feeling of comfort and vacation is further punctuated with a splendid outdoor living room by the pool as well as an outer wall that turns into a long accommodating bar and barbeque area.
Of course unless you’ve hit the jackpot or are embarking on a dream retirement most of us don’t have the opportunity to spend our lives in such a beautiful tropical locale. The next best thing to actually being in the South Pacific however is decorating your home in a South Pacific theme. Here are some tips for accomplishing this feat:
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.
The inner rooms and the outside display carefully handled details warm-colored wooden paneling touches of color thin timber elements as blinds and facade decoration a smooth wood paneled ceiling in the kitchen slender steel trusses painted white in the rooms and classic accents of marble for the kitchen working areas.
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.