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Deventon: A Contemporary Rebirth of a 1930s Arts and Crafts Home

FeaturedDeventon: A Contemporary Rebirth of a 1930s Arts and Crafts Home

In the affluent neighborhood of Toorak, Victoria, Australia, Deventon stands as a testament to the seamless blend of past and present. Originally designed by A. Mortimer McMillan in the 1930s as an Arts and Crafts style house, the property has been brilliantly reinterpreted by Jolson Architecture Interiors.

Merging the house’s intrinsic heritage charm with cutting-edge design, this masterpiece highlights the vast gardens and a state-of-the-art basement, offering amenities from a six-car garage to a wellness retreat.

Cadboro Bay House by Falken Reynolds Interiors

FeaturedCadboro Bay House by Falken Reynolds Interiors

Step into the modern beach house Cadboro Bay House located in Victoria, Australia, and be enchanted by the minimalistic design of this contemporary home. Designed by Falken Reynolds Interiors in 2021, this stunning beach house features an array of local and Canadian craftspeople, creating a unique atmosphere with its driftwood-inspired wood tones, concrete floors, marble and quartz surfaces, and decorative lighting from Vancouver manufacturers Bocci & And Light, and Edmonton based Tomnuk.

Every window maximizes the stunning views of the bay, while the board formed concrete stair guard, sloping angle, and glass guard on the top create a textured background with a patinaed steel handrail. Furthermore, light oak millwork, light hemlock ceilings, and red cedar siding all contribute to a calming effect. Cadboro Bay House is a one-of-a-kind beach house, perfect for an active lifestyle and a gallery for an extensive collection of modernist Canadian art.

Boulevard House by Drake Design

Boulevard House by Drake Design

Introducing Boulevard House, a stunning two-story family home nestled in the heart of Beaconsfield, Victoria, Australia, famous for its picturesque vineyards. Designed by the award-winning Drake Design, this contemporary gem combines functionality with style, creating warm and inviting spaces for the whole family.

With an eye-catching façade and a strategic use of natural light, Boulevard House truly stands out in its serene suburban surroundings.

Bellarine Hillside House by Freehand Projects

Bellarine Hillside House by Freehand Projects

Welcome to the marvel of Australian contemporary architecture – Bellarine Hillside House! This exquisite dwelling, nestled on the rugged landscapes of Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula, is a testament to the ingenuity and creativity of Freehand Projects. The house is a harmonious blend of art and nature, crafted to mirror the sloping terrain and seamlessly incorporate the site’s endangered yellow box eucalyptus trees. From its timber frames to its protected zones from the westerly winds, every feature of this design is a thoughtful response to the environment, inspired by the relaxed coastal lifestyle and the charm of 1970s modernism.

Let’s embark on a journey through this architectural masterpiece, where innovative design meets sustainable living.