Contemporary homes and villas seem to be as much about spectacular and stunning views of the landscape they overlook as they are about stylish and sleek interiors. Designers and home owners are placing greater importance on integrating the surroundings into the design of the structure itself and when the backdrop is laced with tropical forests unending green canopy and refreshing views of the Andaman Sea it is pretty hard to find fault with the logic! The mesmerizing nestled in one of the quiet and isolated corners of Thailand brings together various design and textural elements to create a modern-day villa that is all about living it up in style.
The designed by John Wardle Architects on a sheep farm on North Bruny Island in Tasmania Australia might not be about minimalist design or ultra-sleek interiors but it sure garners some attention with its impressive renovation and warm wooden interiors.
They lived over the top and often in ways that were anything but practical – but that’s showbiz for you. Although you may not be a multi-million dollar earning silver screen star that doesn’t mean you can’t add at least a little bit of to your humble home. Here are a few helpful hints —
Designed by Alberto Kalach the interiors match the extravagant exterior inch for inch as they are covered in wood which matches the shade of the stone used outside. Apart from this lovely and flowing combination there is the wide use of glass which pretty much seems like a norm in most modern houses. It is of particular importance as the huge floor-to-ceiling glass windows offer unobstructed views of the vast Pacific.
The use of glass for this purpose has several benefits as it is easy to use retractable glass walls when compared to other materials thanks to their lighter weight but more importantly it only keeps the noise out while still giving visual access.