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Kitty Burns // Biasol

Melbourne, Australia

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Nestled below Melbourne’s iconic Skipping Girl, Biasol: Design Studio saw an opportunity to give Kitty Burns a dual personality, resulting in a space that capitalises on contrast.

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With an aim of creating a space that would feel homely to the residents of the Haven apartment complex, we introduced a pitched roof design into the space as well as embracing natural light and choosing design elements that would complement, not compete with, the surrounding Yarra Bend.

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We played on an idea of Kitty having a playful side while Burns was the more disciplined of the pair, a contrast reflected in every element of the design- pale turquoise tiles are contrasted with strong overhead structures, while clean the lines of pitched roofs are arranged at varying heights to create a similar feeling of juxtaposition.

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Fusing mischief with structure, frivolity with discipline, Kitty Burns embodies the iconic Skipping Girl woman in one light-filled space..

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