Christopher Elliott Design has a reputation for inspired and timeless interiors. This Melbourne-based design practice has an unmatched ability to harmonise materials and eras with a precise attention to detail – something we always admire.
Launched in 2005 from Christopher’s home studio in Melbourne, the practice has catered to a growing appetite for boutique designs across a wide range of projects -from residential to hospitality – and provides a concept-to-completion service.
Some of our favourite residential projects from Christopher Elliott Design include the Vogue apartment in South Yarra, which required the complete fit-out of a newly built residence purchased off the plan. The apartment is small and compact, but the interior design creates a wonderful sense of space and enhances the spectacular views of Melbourne. A careful selection of French Grey American Oak flooring throughout creates a seamless look and beautifully complements the mix of blue, yellow and green hues used in the furnishing.
The Richmond project is another favourite. It involved the refurbishment of a single-fronted Victorian house to highlight the client’s antique furniture while also making the home more livable in a modern context. Contemporary colours and the addition of grass cloth wallpaper bring life and texture to the design and classic modern furniture combines beautifully with the antique pieces.
Moving to a commercial environment, the Tom, Dick and Harry café in South Yarra saw Christopher initially offering a few hours of his time to advise ‘a friend of a friend’ with some interior insights for a significant renovation of a run-down cafe. Hooked on a challenge, Christopher made some inspired choices and transformed the space from a dark commercial interior to a hospitality venue filled with natural light, warm materials and classic fitting.
“As someone truly passionate about good design and its ability to enhance our lives, I draw inspiration from a number of sources, from fashion, retrospective designs, and the natural landscape, to the clean, bold lines of modern architecture,” says Christopher.
This all translates into truly inspired designs.
See more at https://www.christopherelliottdesign.com.au