project category : interior colour

North Bondi Amentities

Lymesmith collaboration with Sam Crawford Architects. Winner Dulux Colour Awards Grand Prix 2017 for Best Project, and Best Commercial Exterior 2017.  Lymesmith worked very closely with SCA from early in the concept design through to completion.  This meant that key decisions affecting materials and their 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

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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 }

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 }

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 }

Minnamurra Cafe

Minnamurra Cafe

Cafe, Minnamurra, NSW

Lymesmith designed the complete refurbishment of this very run down fish and chip shop and newsagency, according to the vision of the new owner. The cafe opened in 2005, and has grown and evolved to become a much loved, busy, and truly read more }

Stair riser colour swatches, Ben Nicholson June 11-49 Cornish Landscape (detail)

West Hobart House


I began by showing the clients some paintings by British artist, Ben Nicholson. Each member of the family identified the colour/s in the paintings they most liked. Using these as a starting point, I took my paints on site, and mixed and played until read more }

Ollie and Me retail outlet, Gerringong, NSW

Ollie and Me

Concept Store, Gerringong, NSW

This very simple commission involved finding one perfect colour to match multicoloured upholstery fabrics and existing flooring in a retail shop. The clients originally asked for a shade of blue, as the fabric was predominantly blue and brown stripes.

Lymesmith provided read more }

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