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Ju­lian be­lieves Aus­tralian de­sign is evolv­ing.

“In­creas­ingly, there are strong Asian in­flu­ences, espe­cially from Japan,” he says.

“Also, a fas­ci­nat­ing di­rec­tion has been the pop­u­lar­ity of the Hamp­tons house de­sign and how this is be­ing adapted for our colo­nial-in­flu­enced de­sign aes­thetic.

“I de­scribe it as ‘mod­ern Aussie Hamp­tons meets Cal­i­for­nian bun­ga­low in a bar and has yum cha for lunch’. It is very in­ter­est­ing and pro­vided there is a clear de­sign con­cept and sin­gu­lar vi­sion, it can all work to­gether.

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