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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PRODUCT IN FOCUS:Travertine

PRODUCT IN FOCUS: Travertine Without question, Travertine is one of the most popular stones used in both ancient and modern architecture. The Romans mined deposits of travertine for building temples, aqueducts, monuments, bathing complexes, and amphitheaters. The Colosseum in Rome is the largest building in the world constructed mostly of travertine. In 2013 travertine is still […]

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DESIGNER IN FOCUS – Three Trees Landscape Design

Designer in Focus – Melinda Day of Three Trees Landscape Design Three Trees Landscape Design, led by Melinda Day, provides a complete landscape design service from Port Melbourne to Portsea. From professional design service  through to plant supply, Melinda’s team ensures the finest details are covered. Three Trees is about providing a comprehensive package with […]

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