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The Republic


East Sydney

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Resene Total Colour Awards 2016
The Republic - East Sydney

When the client decided he wanted a new uber-fresh look for his apartment at ‘The Republic’ in East Sydney, he engaged the services of Sydney based design company lick colour & design.

The new space has been re-designed by London-based Architectural firm Boyarsky Murphy. Artist Brendan Lakin was brought into the project by lick colour & design to produce the textured paint effect using Resene Sandtex Superfine in Resene Double Thorndon Cream and Resene Paint Effects Medium on the curved wall that runs the entire length of the apartment like a spine anchoring and defining public living and private spaces. The overall effect is that of a hundred year old stone wall, which blends unobtrusively into this environment.

Lakin also hand-brushed the whole interior, the brushed flat paint gives a mineral like quality to the walls and ceilings absorbing the light at different angles. It’s the ideal solution considering the north/west aspect of this property.

The monolithic kitchen island and joinery anchors it to the floor tiles and custom mixed stained floor boards. A juxtaposed wall of custom-designed Resene Silver Aluminium metallic joinery creates depth and reflects light around this previously dark area of the apartment, while the remaining joinery blends seamlessly into its surroundings.

lounge and sitting area
kitchen detail
bathroom and study
area details

A bold splash of blue, Resene Decadence, used on the kitchen splashback, has been repeated with tiled feature walls in bathrooms.

As you move through this fluid space the attention to detail and the palette of predominantly blacks (Resene Nero) and whites (Resene Alabaster) with the restrained use of the blue gives an almost Mondrian-like effect, successfully transforming this space into a contemporary living environment.

Architectural specifier: Nobbs Radford Architects
Client: Bruce McCausland
Interior designer: Terry Hogg, lick light + colour
Painting contractor: Brendan Lakin
Photographer: Murray Fredericks

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