Barn House Conversions Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // Barn House Conversions.

Barn-houses very much remind me of my childhood, and houses in which my grandparents used to live, and some of my uncles and aunties still do. I've grown up knowing so many barns looking like a "before shot", so seeing ultra sharp, modern...
Perfectly Perforated, Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // Perfectly Perforated.

Perfectly Perforated (try saying that as fast as you can five times in a row) is a celebration of the love affair architects & interior designers seem to have with the 'hole'. Get your mind out of the gutter - you know that I mean,...
Churches and Chapels, Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // Take Me To Church.

Regardless of whether or not you love churches, it is difficult to deny the extraordinary power of these sacred elemental spaces. In today's world full of noise, the church represents a little break, and a sweet moment of peace. To...
Why Are Architects Sick For Green-Green? | Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // Why Are Architects So Sick For Green?

I've been noticing a peculiar phenomenon in architecture both here and overseas which has me scratching my head juuuust a little. There happens to be one colour (other than "concrete") that sits at the top of architect's list. Green....
Stories on Design: Room With a View, Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // Room With a View.

Room With a View talks about spaces that embrace their context wholeheartedly - the site, the location, the climate, vernacular architecture and more. What I love about all these examples is the demonstration of many different ways in...
Stories On Design: Sheds, Cabins & Retreats, Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // Sheds, Cabins & Retreats.

Although humble in stature, these mini-structures speak of the ultimate luxury - the luxury of stillness and more time, and rare pleasures of direct connection with nature. There is no denying the fact that the concept of a minimal,...
Cloak Rugs | Yellowtrace

Leather & Bamboo Silk Rugs from Cloak.

With roots in Scandinavian design tradition, Swiss company Cloak offers a new collection of exclusive leather and bamboo silk rugs of the finest quality....
One Floor Up: Design From Above, Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories on Design // One Floor Up: Design From Above.

Photographic images of our planet from above are nothing new - there a number of notable examples that deal with cities, communities and larger areas which document our life, or our impact on the planet etc. But when it comes to images of...
Fins & Folded Facades, Curated by Yellowtrace.

So Hot Right Now // Fins & Folded Facades.

I recall a time when I used to have a grown up job in an architecture firm, and the debate amongst my colleagues/ architects over the design of every façade. This is not surprising. Not only are they one of the first things we all notice...