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Melissa Avery and Christopher Lloyd

Homes

Melissa Avery is a schoolteacher, as well as a talented illustrator and a designer. Her partner Christopher Lloyd is an electrician. Five years ago, the pair made the unlikely move from a large suburban house in Melbourne’s South-West, to this cosy and compact 1.5 bedroom apartment in Melbourne’s CBD.

18th May, 2016

The Melbourne apartment of Melissa Avery and Christopher Lloyd. Cushions from Gorman, Castle and Things, and vintage kilim cushions from Turkey. Panorama print on the left by Kozyndan. Photo – Annette O’Brien. Production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.

Living area. Cushions by Gorman and Castle and Things. Vintage kilim rug from Turkey. Photo – Annette O’Brien. Production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.

Living area. Cushions from Gorman, Castle and Things, and vintage kilim cushions from Turkey. Panorama print on the left by Kozyndan. Photo – Annette O’Brien. Production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.

Kitchen details. Artwork by Ghostpatrol, Alessi juicer. Photo – Annette O’Brien. Production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.

Christopher and Melissa in their Melbourne apartment. Photo – Annette O’Brien. Production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.

Custom shelves. Top shelf includes gold spot vessel by Bridget Bodenham. Middle shelf includes Jonathan Adler Vase and Haws indoor watering can. Lower shelf includes Love/Hate apothecary jar by Jonathan Adler, Ellie Malin print, and Lavallier Emporim tripod pot. Photo – Annette O’Brien. Production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.

Painting hanging on wall by Rosemarie Reber. Angus and Celeste hanging pot, illustration by Annie Portelli, lamp from IKEA. Photo – Annette O’Brien. Production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.

Bedroom. Vintage Turkish kilim rug used as wall hanging, Castle and Things pillow case, Country Road duvet, and artwork by Rosemarie Reber. Photo – Annette O’Brien. Production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.

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