project category : colour consultant

North Bondi Amentities

Lymesmith collaboration with Sam Crawford Architects.

Photography Brett Boardman read more }

Marks Park Amenities

Colour design collaboration with Sam Crawford Architects for Public Amenities at Marks Park, Tamarama, for Waverley Council. This project was awarded the AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS, NSW Chapter Architecture Awards for Small Project Architecture and Public Architecture in 2016.

Photographs by Brett Boardman.   read more }

Expanded Architecture at The Rocks

Read all about it at http://expandedarchitecture.com/archive/2013-2/

An installation of paintings exploring the heritage colour palette of The Rocks.  The work explored the patina created through the cycles of care and neglect which most buildings undergo during their long lifespans.  The paradox of paint is that read more }

Cronulla House

This project was a collaboration with interior designer Yasmine Ghoniem from Amber Road.  Lymesmith devised a charcoal, white and grey palette to complement the existing marble floors, artwork and furniture selections by Amber Road. The paint palette and detailing were designed to break up the read more }

Darcy St, Parramatta – Stage 2

A cosmetic upgrade of 7 ugly buildings.  Colour can be a powerful agent for change in the urban environment.  This project has assisted Parramatta City Council to attract new tenants into short term leases whilst the area is undergoing transformation.

Photography by Doug Riley – read more }

Bronte House

Colour options for exterior repaint in Bronte.  The palette was designed around the colours found in surrounding bush reserves and the clients garden. read more }

Lord Mayor’s Office, Western Sydney

Lymesmith collaboration with talented interior designer Yasmine Ghoniem of Amber Road Design.  Custom joinery in crown cut walnut veneer by Evostyle, iconic Flos wall light by Paolo Rizzatto. Poltrona Frau leather furniture, Takashi Table and Hay chairs supplied by Corporate Culture, Sydney. Stay tuned for read more }

Darcy Street, Parramatta NSW

Parramatta City Council engaged Lymesmith to make proposals for the temporary upgrade of 7 buildings along D’Arcy St. The buildings’ scheduled demolition has been indefinitely postponed (due to the GFC) and the buildings were becoming dilapidated. In addition, some tenants vacated due to the uncertainty read more }

Surry Hills Terrace

Lymesmith collaboration with architect Michael Tawa. Tung oiled Blackbutt and River Red Gum plywood, rust red painted steel, ochred cement render, lime white battens, turquoise stained front door…there is the sense of a marooned vessel in this jewel-like refurbishment of a narrow inner city terrace. read more }

darcy st colour palette 2

colour for Parramatta


Inspiration for the colour palette used in Darcy St was a collection of spices and dried foods bought from the excellent asian grocery shops around the CBD.  I found the earthy, warm colours had a real resonance with the heritage colours painted on many of read more }

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