A combination of rich materials forms the foundation of this luxurious space
Your house should be a reflection of your style, and there’s nothing better than coming home to a space that is truly yours. Working with Melbourne-based American interior architectural firm Toni Franchi Design, the husband and wife who call this unique space home created a design that is opulent, stylish, and a reflection of who they are.
Toni was tasked with revamping the kitchen and living areas, which are generally considered the most important spaces within the home. Serving as the centrepiece of the design, the kitchen combines Talostone
Statuario veined marble to create a signature look that’s modernised with stainless-steel accents. Duropal timber cabinetry in Walnut Lyon brings warmth into the kitchen, contrasting with the richness of the marble benchtop. “These finishes were chosen to work as beautiful display furnishings facing the family room,” says Toni.“I love working collaboratively with my clients to co-create a modern look that fits the owners’ personalities and style of the home to create a unique tailored design”
Due to the open nature of the design, kitchen appliances were selected for their chic look and quietness. A Fisher & Paykel Paris oven, Siemens cooktop and semi-integrated dishwashers, soft-close hardware and Oliveri stainless-steel sinks harmonise beautifully.
The formal dining is steps away from the kitchen, which offers plenty of room for friends and family to enjoy meals together. Within the lounge and formal dining spaces, a mostly neutral palette is used, with metallic accents adding glamour. “The formal dining and lounge rooms are bracketed between the elegant neutral and metallic elements of the Real Flame fireplace, Eiffel coffee table, silk drapes and oval chrome pendant studded with crystals,”
The end result is a space that ups the ante when it comes to luxury and glamour. “I love working collaboratively with my clients to co-create a modern look that fits the owners’ personalities and style of the home to create a unique
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Photography by Patrick Redmond
Originally from Home Design magazine, Volume 19 Issue 1