GOLD PIN Richmond Hill House by Bespoke Interior Design
This home situated on the extreme slope of Christchurch’s Richmond Hill balances raised levels with sunken living spaces that open to breathtaking vistas. Space planning played a key role in the client’s brief, as the view needed to be visible from every room.
The exterior deck is an anchor of interaction for the entire upper floor, while large sliding doors connect the living and dining spaces with the bedrooms. Stone, timber and mild steel are some of the materials used, complemented by a subtle colour palette that includes oyster white and black stained oak. An eggshell sealed marble appears in both the kitchen and bathrooms, creating a cohesive, uncomplicated aesthetic. The designers also used aged-iron tapware to forge a clever connection with the mild-steel fireplace; it’s softened with warm grey stainedoak flooring and sheer natural linen curtains.
“Rich, sophisticated and holistic, the contrast between the crisp lines and the softness of the finishes is exceptional,” said the awards judges.