Robin Boyd’s Wright House

Robin Boyd’s Wright House

I remember reading Robin Boyd’s book “The Australian Ugliness” as a young girl and completely agreeing with his opinion that we tend to uglify our otherwise beautiful environment.  He sets the aesthetic bar high.  So I figured you could expect his...
Sibella Court

Sibella Court

“My mother called me Silver…part precious metal part pirate.”  “Etcetera” by Sibella Court. She oozes creative genius from every stylist pore.  She first made her name as an interior stylist in New York City, arguably the most...

The Robins

Ahhh Warrandyte you’ve done it again!  Just when I was thinking to include more houses on Isiiad (particularly after the experience of Lascelles),  I saw an ad for the Robin Boyd Foundation’s Open Houses in Warrandyte.  So on a cloudy, wet Warrandyte day...
HUT 13

HUT 13

I love the way things happen whereby I go out to see someone for one thing and find out a whole lot more than I bargained for.  HUT13 was like that.  I went there to check out the Marianne van Ooij wares available.  These fun bentwood cushions are...
More from Marianne Van Ooij

More from Marianne Van Ooij

One of my favourite New York finds, Marianne Van Ooij, has sent some great news.  I met her last December at the Museum of Arts and Design as a participant in their Open Studio Program. She will be exhibiting work in several places as part of New York Design Week...
Lascelles

Lascelles

I’ve been wanting to feature homes and interiors since I started Isiiad.  I’m so happy that Helen and Wayne Lascelles’ house at Panton Hill is the first.  It’s a knockout. The house was designed by the owner, Wayne Lascelles.  An architect,...