The Courtyard House is located somewhere in Australia, the property’s name hinting at the focus of the entire design. The owners hired the Robson Rak Architects & Interior Designers studio to create their dream home, a place hidden from sight by imposing concrete walls which lead towards the entrance. Once inside, you are instantly welcomed by open plan spaces filled with light. The focal point is the courtyard, placed at the center of the property.

Wide and tall glass doors provide a perfect view of the garden while also letting plenty of light inside. There’s a Zen-like atmosphere in both the home and the outdoor space; minimalism and brightness complement the carefully chosen pieces of modern and eclectic furniture. Wooden floors add a subtle rustic tone to the interior; the white walls and the light color palette of the décor create a welcoming ambience. Artwork and plants are scattered around the house, adding eye-catching accents along with a couple of creative lighting designs. The garden provides a quiet, meditative place. A rich brown bench contrasts the pale gray stones. In the center, a large tree towers over the space, while in another part of the garden, several plants with large leaves create a lush environment reminiscent of a jungle. The materials and colors are kept natural and minimal. Wood is used both in the flooring and various pieces of furniture, while marble can be found in the kitchen. Smooth and matte surfaces, pastel blue and green tones, bright white and warm brown colors– all of these elements suffuse the entire space with a sense of calm and relaxation. The Courtyard House pays homage to nature through a stylish and contemporary design. It’s a peaceful space where one can always feel at home. Photography by Shannon McGrath.

 

 

 

 

 

    string(5) "admin"
Tags: , , , ,

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

More for you

  • The Shagwong Residence

    A weekend home designed with dark living spaces that maximize the vibrancy of a natural…

  • Casa en El Torón

    A contemporary house built in a nature reserve in Mexico. Built with great respect for…

  • Casa P

    A villa from the 1980s refurbished with modern living spaces and sand-textured concrete walls. Located…

  • Hale Mau’u

    A vacation house built in a tranquil natural landscape in Hawaii. Located on Hawaii’s Big…

  • The MV Chalet

    An old mountain chalet redesigned with new interiors and subtle extensions. Located in Madesimo, in…

  • Casa Octavia

    A minimalist boutique hotel that embodies the values of fashion brand Casa Octavia. Created in…

  • House in Puertecillo

    A contemporary wood house nestled between a forest and the sea in Chile. Built in…

  • Barwon Heads House

    A run-down cottage transformed into a gorgeous modern home. Located in Barwon Heads, Australia, this…

  • Forest House

    A steel and wood house nestled in a forest near Lake Tahoe. Located in Truckee,…

  • Villa RA

    A minimalist house nestled in a coastal landscape in Calabria, Italy. Designed by Italy and…

  • Divine House

    A wooden house designed with black cladding and white oak surfaces throughout the interior. Inspired…

Take me there

  • The Casona Sforza Hotel

    A new boutique hotel inspired by tradition, harmonious reflection, and nature. Designed by Mexican architect…

  • The Kiro Hiroshima Hotel

    A former hospital transformed into a modern hotel. Located in the center of Hiroshima, Japan,…

  • Numeroventi

    An art residency program in the center of Florence. Founded by Martino di Napoli Rampolla…

loader