Initially a white cottage in Northern Melbourne, the Host Home underwent an enormous renovation and growth to work for a rising household. Splinter Society first prolonged the pitched roof quantity working entrance to the again behind the unique facade. To high off the brand new, dramatic design, the cottage is the bottom to black buildings seen from the inside and outside because the penetrate via to create new inside divisions.
The inside is an open plan with a gabled roof that encompasses a white ceiling with rafters. The all-black kitchen stands out amongst the white partitions and ceiling to create a dramatic look.
To unite the black and white volumes, a collection of supplies, like tough sawn timbers, textured plasters, shaped concrete, and rough-cut stone, are used all through. The richly textured inside creates dynamic results all day and evening as synthetic and pure gentle transfer via the area.
The owners’ love of journey impressed the design of the inside areas to be welcoming and able to entertain.
The excessive distinction black and white coloration scheme is dialed down with a curated palette of delicate colours and plenty of texture.
Images by Sharyn Cairns.