In May this year we profiled an extra special Melbourne home – a grand Victorian mansion in Coburg, belonging to entrepreneur James Tutton.
With great respect for the existing heritage of the building, architect Clare Cousins conceived a bold, contemporary update – re-designing the kitchen and bathrooms, and softening the interiors with lime-washed floors and a muted palette of blues, greens and soft pinks.
Though impressive in scale and finish, and surprisingly brave in its use of colour, the interiors here feel relaxed and understated. ‘It’s quite soft and worn, not as in worn out, but you don’t see shiny glossy surfaces here’ James muses. ‘I just kind of wanted to build a home that was reasonably relaxed,’ he explains.
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