For those of you unfamiliar with Melbourne heritage architecture - the image above may help. The stunning iron 'lacework' balustrade on the balcony is indicative of the facades of many of the Victorian houses built in the city. This residence has been transformed for a new generation by Melbourne Interior Design Studio Fiona Lynch.
Having featured a stunning brass kitchen in last week's post (Parisian Apartment by Studio Ko - see here if you missed it) our metallic radar must have been well and truly turned on when we stumbled upon this project featuring glistening polished brass cabinetry.
Materials of the moment - marble, brass with black joinery and natural timber (black-butt if you are interested) combine to make a statement kitchen with the polished metallic overhead cabinets bouncing light around.
The bathrooms continue the theme with timber joinery and natural stone - but with more subtle brass accents. We are particularly loving the various mirrors (check out the small mirror on brass stand) in both these bathrooms!
The living areas all showcase some feature lighting with the rest of the furniture and accessories playing second fiddle to the original architectural elements.
Fiona Lynch has achieved the perfect balance of a contemporary Scandinavian inspired renovation without sacrificing the stunning historical features of this house - the architraves, cornice and fireplaces are really allowed to shine.
The front facade of this Victorian terrace belies the contemporary treatment that it has been given within - obviously it isn't just us who are big fans - this beauty has been featured in Elle Decoration UK and was shortlisted in the 2014 IDEA (Interior Design Excellence Awards).
It was recently for sale - would you want to snap it up?!