PROJECT: Wright Street, Middle Park

21 and 23 Wright Street in Middle Park are the very latest collaborations from Archie Contes of Neovision and Kate Walker of Kate Walker Design. Together they have delivered two outstanding projects reflecting both flair and character. From the street front you are taken back in time with the gorgeous Victorian fascades in full glory. Sensitively and painstakingly renovated to […]

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KWD Alpine Inspirations – Fjall at Falls Creek

At last it’s snowing! Now is the perfect time to travel to the alpine regions and enjoy some skiing, snowboarding or tobogganing. Or perhaps just enjoy a nice glass of red by an open fire. In this blog we bring you some alpine inspiration, taking in the lovely textures and finishes used in modern alpine architecture.  In particular, we […]

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PROJECT: Bendigo Street, Richmond

PROJECT:  89 Bendigo Street, Richmond Builder/Stonemason: John Bertuna of Classique Stone and Venetti Kitchens Architect: David Luck Working together with superior third generation stonemason, John Bertuna, Kate Walker of KWD has incorporated some rare and exquisite hard finishes into this incredible inner suburban property. Entrance: Bluestone pavers at the property’s entrance set the tone for the […]

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PROJECT: Elizabeth Street Malvern

PROJECT: 78A  Elizabeth Street LOCATION: Malvern, Melbourne Australia One of KWD’s most memorable and impressive projects, in collaboration with designer Mark Kirszner from Arthaus Interiors, is currently up for sale. The sophisticated townhouse at 78A Elizabeth Street in Malvern comprises four bedroom and four bathrooms. Spacious, light filled, and private, the stunning home enjoys the finest […]

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PROJECT: Lex Apartments, South Yarra

PROJECT:  LEX APARTMENTS  – 119 Alexandra Avenue, South Yarra. Developer: Kokoda Property Group Architect:  Rothe Lowman Architects Designer:  Stuart Rattle Builder:  Verve Constructions The Kate Walker Design team have been privileged to collaborate with some of the industry’s great designers and builders on this truly outstanding South Yarra development. Cleverly designed by Rothe Lowman architects, Lex […]

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KWD: What Makes Us Unique

Exceptionally well connected both in the architectural and interior design industry, both locally and internationally, Kate Walker Design (KWD) is abreast of all the latest trends in the world of hard finishes. As a complete solutions based partner, KWD will specify, source and supply across key projects including; low and multi-density residential projects, hotel refurbishments, […]

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DESIGN FOCUS: Marvellous Monochrome

DESIGN FOCUS: Marvellous Monochrome Monochrome is a term used in the interior design world to describe a colour theme that only uses shades of one hue – usually black or grey. It’s a timeless yet bold look that suits almost any residential and commercial space. Over the last few years, the monochrome theme has enjoyed a huge resurgence in […]

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PROJECT: Asling Street, Brighton

PROJECT: 73 Asling Street LOCATION: Brighton, Victoria EDWARDIAN BEAUTY AND GLAMOUR Superbly renovated with luxurious detail throughout, 73 Asling Street Brighton is one of KWDs latest residential projects. Working with the ever talented Ian Freeman of Morphosis Architects, and the very discerning owners of the property, the process from start to finish was executed with precision. […]

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PROJECT: The Face, St Kilda

PROJECT:  The Face, Corner of Acland and Carlisle Streets, St Kilda Developer:  ARNO Corporation Architect:  Ashton Raggat McDougall (ARM) Builder: ICON Constructions Commercial Tiler: Stone craft What the Developer says: Inspired by the eclectic spirit of St Kilda-ness, The Face breaks new ground in residential design for Melbourne. Appearing sinuous and liquid, the four storey […]

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Product Maintenance: Caring For Bluestone/Basalt

On a daily basis we at Kate Walker Design are asked for information regarding the safest products and procedures to correctly care for natural stone, and in particular, the very popular material, bluestone/basalt. Bluestone and basalt generally require the same products and procedures for cleaning protection and maintenance, however, as many varieties of these materials are […]

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