Nothing boring inside Brisbane dwelling, a finalist in Dulux Color Awards

A finalist within the Dulux Color Awards 2020 – Residential Inside is Sunny Home by Cloud Dwellers and Diana Azzarello. Photographer: Andy Macpherson.

A daring injection of color has been used all through this new Brisbane dwelling, not too long ago introduced as a finalist within the 2020 Dulux Color Awards.

Often known as Sunny Home, the design method by Cloud Dwellers and Diana Azzarello, was aimed on framing interactions between occupants inside a compact but interconnected setting, whereas embedding expressive traits into the constructing’s cloth and experiences.


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Try the usage of color inside this Brisbane dwelling. Picture: Andy Macpherson.

Cloud Dwellers director Jason Haigh took a normal palette of impartial tones and pure supplies to the Wavell Heights dwelling, and punctuated them with parts in a daring Dulux color referred to as Yellow Masks.

“We like to incorporate a dramatic color component in all our tasks because it brings out an emotional reference to those that come into contact with it,” Mr Haigh mentioned.

“We expect the all-neutral palette used on most up to date tasks is a protected selection, nevertheless it doesn’t make an enduring impression”.

Mr Haigh mentioned he used an unconventional method to how color was distributed within the dwelling’s design.

“We’ve used three-dimensional color blocks dispersed across the dwelling in sure areas not sophisticated by furnishings. They seem like minimalist sculptural parts and turn into focal factors inside the home.

“The yellow color seems throughout the kitchen, eating, entry alcove, stairwell, and toilet.

“The distribution is just not associated to specific capabilities, however as a substitute is positioned to have fun moments of fascinating pure gentle qualities, and to mark moments of transition inside
the home.”

The lavatory contained in the Wavell Heights dwelling. Photographer: Andy Macpherson.

The kitchen space at Sunny Home. Photographer: Andy Macpherson.

He mentioned on the most important communal space, the proprietor was searching for spatial selection and pure gentle from above, nonetheless this conflicted with the center degree place.

“Our answer was to push bedrooms above to at least one aspect and use pop-up skylights alcoves to the opposite,” Mr Haigh mentioned.

“We utilised yellow color for a powerful celebratory character, creating focal parts that would steadiness the panoramic view and backyard connections.

“Within the stairwell void, further gentle is introduced in from above, including drama to a spot of connection. The yellow can be used as a threshold alcove adjoining to the entrance door to introduce a optimistic emotional character in the intervening time of entry.”

The staircase space at Sunny Home by Cloud Dwellers and Diana Azzarello. Photographer: Andy Macpherson.

Dulux color planner and communications supervisor Andrea Lucena-Orr mentioned: “I like the best way the yellow was chosen for this undertaking, each from an emotional connection and likewise for spatial distinction”.

“Yellow is such a really feel good, pleased color and it has been cleverly utilized to create deal with fascinating architectural element,” she mentioned.

“This undertaking actually showcases how small volumes of color can add a lot life to a impartial color palette.”

The long-lasting Dulux awards program, in its 34th yr, recognises Australian and New Zealand practitioners who’re utilizing color because the hero and a strategic characteristic in progressive design.