Tess Lyons’ Darlana Home in Highfields gained “finest residential kitchen” on the Queensland Grasp Builders Awards final month — a becoming reward for a property listed by the Courier-Mail as one of many state’s finest properties.
Ms Lyons stated she drew on the “trendy craftsman” model of American properties to create the kitchen, whereas additionally together with a French twist.
“I discovered two photos (on-line) that had been completely wonderful, of those kitchens with an enormous area and cathedral feeling, and I wished to recreate that,” she stated.
“I had my eye on a cooker from France, and I wished it below the apex within the ceiling.
“I used to be after the 1860s to 1910s model of structure, known as ‘trendy craftsman’.”
The home has now grow to be a location for varied native firms to showcase merchandise.
However Ms Lyons stated her intention was all the time to create a home that felt welcoming.
“I really feel like while you construct a home like this, you settle for it’s a part of the panorama, so making it accessible was a pure step,” she stated.
“I like to consider Darlana being there 200 years from now.
“I stated I didn’t need it to be a mausoleum or a ‘McMansion’.
“I wished anybody to really feel like they may are available and really feel welcome.”
Ms Lyons is learning inside design and hopes to create different gorgeous properties sooner or later to resell.
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