According to Australian mid-century style, this residence was initially created by Harry Seidler in 1972 for the Gissing loved ones. Right now this modern day dream house in Sydney belongs to Ferne Colls and her 3 young kids.
Taking meticulous care in restoring the 2-story home and retaining its customized-constructed patterns such as fixed furnishings, Ferne has created a practical loved ones dwelling which just beckons to be lived in.
From the minute a single enters, particulars such as the unique oak finishes in doorways, panel ceilings and built-in cabinetry are noticeable. The layout was untouched, and several of the mid-century furnishings within the residence were included in the acquire to retain that era’s elegance and effect. Of program, Ferne chose to update it by including her own touches of decor and accents which personalizes this modern day dream home that much more.
During the dwelling, the white concrete bricks are a stand-out, not to mention a definitive nod to the mid-century type. These characteristic supplies, as properly as the slate floors, transition seamlessly from inside to out, and back once more. Full-volume windows and sliding glass doors pour all-natural light into these residing spaces. Signifying a timeless architectural component, the dining space features a double-height ceiling with a large plate glass window overlooking the verdant yard.
The living room is highlighted by a single of Seidler’s original styles which is the glass and stone coffee table. A hulking concrete wood-burning fireplace set up is breathtaking with block shelving, round column and an L-shaped window inset. Furniture consists of a set of leather and chrome lounging chairs and a black leather sofa adorned by a plush animal skin throw. This area, as is the rest of the house, is each an artful research in time, as nicely as a location for the young family members to thrive.
The pool patio is located directly off of the residing space and is dotted with many fantastic modern day chairs and a tulip table. Upper level bedrooms are uncluttered and fitted with big windows which frame the yard of mature trees and shrubbery magnificently.
The Mid-Century Harry Seidler Home lives on (with thanks to Ferne!) in its mid-century present day glory, remaining an outstanding dream property complete of personality and timelessness.
Photography by Sean Fennessy and manufacturing by Lucy Feagins from The Style Files.
Posted by Suzanne at twenty January, 2014
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