We at Storybook have embarked on a new blog style for our web-site. To kick things off, we have introduced our Design of the Month category where each month we will endeavour to post our favorite designs which will be hard, because we really do love them all… These homes will range from designs on difficult sites, small to large budgets, traditional, contemporary & beach homes. They may be in a draft sketch style or in a completed project presentation.
Our first contribution is a proposed subdivision in a leafy metropolitan area of Melbourne. The clients brief included the need to operate a home based artists studio & a point of sale for their works. We opted for a mix of contemporary styling with traditional shapes. Increasing the width of the home to the north maximises passive solar gains. Indoor / outdoor was a priority together with a sense of entry for both the home & the studio. The clients were delighted with our design response and have proceeded onto plans & permits…..