Blog  Design  Shout

Instagram ♥♥♥

Whilst architecture and design exists all around us, the recent trend of firms sharing their projects with us through the world of Instagram has allowed us to follow and covet some of the most beautiful spaces around the world. In our latest must-follow feature, we introduce you to some of the finest local and international architects, providing a snapshot of their incredible designs.

Vanessa Alexander grew up traveling the world. From a young age, she was influenced by both her international experiences and her mother’s strong aesthetic and passion for collecting art. Vanessa’s portfolio grabbed our attention right from the start. Her thoughtful eye and ability to layer a space making it have a personal touch yet feel sophisticated all at the same time is an art form in itself. Vanessa took the leap and started her design business Alexander Design, based in California,  after working in the entertainment industry. Refocusing, she transitioned into designing and building homes for her family and others. One project in particular, The Serra Barn, a ground-up built in Malibu, began the turning point in Vanessa’s career. The rustic yet sweeping and modern home has garnered significant attention, the foundation of new opportunities for her to show off different aspects and sides of  her design style.

Working with your partner in many cases could be a recipe for disaster but this has not been so for Rosa Coy and George Yiontis who run the highly awarded Melbourne based architect firm, Coy Yiontis. Featured in numerous local and international publications and design journals, their name is renowned as one of the leading contemporary architectural firms.  Although in the realm of truth, the pair are reluctant to call their work timeless or classic but confidently state do not subscribe to fads and trends. Since beginning their practice in Melbourne in 1996, after a decade based in Europe, they have developed a reputation for highly crafted and detailed architecture and interiors of exceptional quality.

Architect Rob Mills developed and deep love for nature early on in life, spending time growing up at his father’s fishing hut on the banks of the Howqua River in rural Victoria. While Rob’s natural default position on interiors is organic and tactile, using  neutral, quality fabrics, stucco that feels like velvet and leather handles, he also has an interiors team who know how to dial up the glamour and work within the specification of their clients. Specifically, this came into play when designing his own award winning home in Armadale Victoria. In February this year, The World Architecture Awards crowned his home ‘Best Residential Interior’ and it is an award that Mills takes very personally, being his own home. Taking a holistic approach to design, his work extends into interiors as well as landscaping, being sure to deliver not just a home, but a quality of life.

Over the years, Martin Friedrich Architects has become an established design-based practice who focus on designing inspiring and functional architecture for high-end residential, multi-residential and commercial projects. Martin aims to design clean and functional spaces, carefully crafting every space he works on with his team to create a harmonious outcome for each client. Working on each project start to finish, allows him and his team to know and understand each and every challenge and outcome while meeting the client’s expectations on every level. One thing to love about Martin’s designs is the innovative ways he uses curves within a space, in particular his development of sculptural free standing staircases which are truly remarkable to view! Be sure to have a look at their Instagram feed and be prepared to be inspired by beautifully designed architecture.

Explore

Hale Mercantile Co.iInen Russo bed
HMCo pure linen bedding in Floss
Styling a masculine linen bed by Hale Mercantile Co
Our favourite Instagrammers on the HMCo blog!
HMCo Rosa bed linen
Hale Mercantile Co Linen Bedding for Justine Hugh-Jones Design
The perfect festive season: Hale Mercantile Co blog
With Every Fibre blog July 2016
Eastern Market by Hale Mercantile Co
Making of haute Couture blog post
linen sheets in ayrton and sable for summer
With Every Fibre blog featuring Julia De Ville
caring for your linen towels by Hale Mercantile CO
Luxury linen gift guide
natural linen bedding colour palette
Insta Love on the linen blog
Urban Edge Ceramics blog post
GDS Interiors with Hale Mercantile Co Linen Sheets
Kristine pure linen bedding Fog
HMCo blog favourite instagrammers
hale mercantile co, linen bedding, linen sheets, linen, luxury linen, linen blog
hale mercantile co, linen bedding, linen sheets, linen, luxury linen, Linen blog
Linen Bedding, Linen Sheets, Linen, Pure Linen
Weddings Love on With Every Fibre Linen Blog
hale mercantile co, linen bedding, linen sheets, linen, luxury linen, linen blog
Oro pure linen napkin
Linen, Linen bedding, linen sheets, pure linen
Instagram Love with Hale Mercantile Co Linen
hale mercantile co, linen bedding, linen sheets, linen, luxury linen, linen blog
linen tablecloth, linen table runner, linen sheets, linen bedding, linen
Hale Mercantile Co Linen blog Inta Love
Line Kay for HMCo Flocca duvet cover rosa
Linen, linen bedding, linen sheets, pure linen, European linen
Flocca tablecloth Basix_napkin_Tablesetting full Hale mercantile luxury linen
hale mercantile co, linen bedding, linen sheets, linen, luxury linen, linen blog
HMCo bed linen in Ayrton
hale mercantile co, linen bedding, linen sheets, linen, luxury linen, Linen blog
Beautiful Blooms on hale Mercantile Co Blog