A brilliant day
Stokehouse restaurant in Melbourne’s St Kilda was the venue for the gala Top 50 Rooms awards luncheon on September 28. Guests flew in from all over the country and Master of Ceremonies Tim Ross had everyone in stitches. Congratulations to the finalists and winners, and a big thank you to everyone who entered.
BUBBLE Double winner Dina Malathounis of Junctions90 (Room of the Year, Best Indoor-Outdoor Connection). TOP ROW Photographer Martina Gemmola. Leighton Warwick of Warwick Fabrics and H&G’s Lisa Green. The beautiful arrangements were by Flowers Vasette. MIDDLE ROW Nick English, Anna-Carin McNamara, Brett Mickan and Lisa Burdus. Napkins were finished with ‘Chambray’ fabrics and tabletops with ‘Mill-Bay’ fabric from Warwick. MC Tim Ross. Tania Handelsmann and Gillian Khaw. BOTTOM ROW Broderick Ely of B.E Architecture, a finalist in the Best Kitchen category. Preece Wines and Haigh’s Chocolates supplied premium goodies for the gift bags. Guests also received a copy of Tim Ross’s book The Rumpus Room. The winners! From left, Anna Dutton and Jess King of Bower Architecture (Best Use of Colour); Chris Austin, Asha Nicholas and Chris Stanley of Splinter Society (Best Bathroom); Dina Malathounis; Meaghan Williams and Susanna Bilardo of Enoki (Best Kitchen); Lisa Burdus (Best Use of Soft Furnishings); Eva-Marie Prineas of Architect Prineas (Best Use of Materials).