Doria Apartment - Award Winning Use of Colour

Project - Doria Apartment

Location - Double Bay, Sydney NSW

Product Used - HW16002C Pallido Herringbone

Designer - Studio Prineas

Architect - Studio Prineas

Builder - Prepared Projects

Photographer - Felix Forest

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Located in the prestigious suburb of Sydney's Double Bay, the owners of this 90s apartment desired an updated design to deliver a balance between the demands of family life and the creation of an rich and immersive experience, resembling that of a design-centric hotel. Studio Prineas answered the brief with a stunning palette of rich and bold textures and colour choices.

Studio Prineas were commissioned to transform this Double Bay apartment's dated 90s interior into a home that had all the practicalities for a family of 5 and also delivered a sense of experiential depth, akin to a design-centric hotel.

Working with various colours, textures and form, Studio Prineas were able to meet their client’s brief and exceed their expectations.

From the moment of entry into the apartment there is a sense of high-design and comfort which is exemplified in the dining and living spaces. Here, the beautiful layering of blackened cabinetry, the use of reflective surfaces, peach toned curtains and the owners own colourful artwork collection, create a layered, warm and interesting space.

"Having designed a previous residence for the homeowners, we were liberated to explore alternative approaches to the family home, built on a foundation of mutual trust. With three daughters under the age of five, our clients sought an apartment that would accommodate the practicalities of family life — but also craft a sense of experiential depth, akin to a design-centric hotel." - Studio Prineas

Havwoods HW16002C Pallido herringbone timber flooring from the Italian Collection features throughout the home. Pallido was selected to add beautiful natural timber textures and a foundation of warm blonde tones in the timeless herringbone pattern, that were perfect to contribute to the overall feel of the space. Being pre-finished, less time was needed for install and the clients had certainty in the finished outcome.

Shortlisted for a number of awards, Studio Prineas achieved a stunning result with Doria Apartment, that delivers to the client an exceptionally comfortable residence that infuses everyday life with opulence, delight, and liveliness.

“It’s always a great experience working with Havwoods. They have an extensive range and an expert level of customer service, which we really appreciate.”

- Eva-Marie Prineas

Doria Apartment has been shortlisted for the following 2023 awards:

Shortlisted - Houses Awards_Apartment or Unit

Shortlisted - Australian Interior Design Awards Residential Design

Shortlisted - Dulux Colour Awards - Residential Interior

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