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 }
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 }
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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 }
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 }
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 }
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 }
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 }
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 }
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 }