Montrose http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7iQldWeBiE

MONTROSE is a complete project with Darren designing the structure, interior, furniture, artwork, landscaping, lighting, pool area and water features.

This is what Darren refers to as a "Holistic Design". You can visit it at http://trendsideas.com/go/14260

PHOTOGRAPHIC MOVIE SHOWING A COMPREHENSIVE  LOOK AT MONTROSE    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7iQldWeBiE

If you have any queries in regards to the concept of this "Holistic Design", Darren can be contacted directly on 0414 818 518.

MONTROSE featured in "Trends Magazine International".

TrendTV - Height of Fashion video |  Trend Magazine article |  Trends Media Movie Interview

Montrose sits on the city's highest peak, so Darren took advantage of the property's natural elevation and chose a distinctive butterfly shaped roof to project the main living area upward and outward toward the 270 degree views.

Overall, the house was conceived as a lighthouse on a hill with the main living space forming a double volume glass prism revealing magnificent uninhibited views of the city lights and the bay beyond.

The house works on a number of levels. The living, family and formal areas are interconnected, with sliding doors to the deck and lap pool.  Deliberate repetition of some aspects creates a visual fluidity between these spaces.

To add ambience to the clean, monochromatic and minimalist spaces, strong blocks of predominantly red and chocolate colour are emphasised with atmospheric lighting, some of which also features red colouring.

Darren worked closely with his brother Scott, a joiner and master builder, to create many of the pieces of furniture, sculptures and artwork used throughout the home.

The lighting design dramatises the repeating geometric shapes within the house with the use of recessed downlighting and mirror-gloss panels.

DARREN INVITES ANY FEEDBACK OR QUERIES REGARDING THIS VERY SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT. FOR A BROCHURE ON MONTROSE, PLEASE LEAVE YOUR DETAILS VIA EMAIL, AND WE WILL FORWARD INFORMATION TO YOU, INCLUDING A PRICE BREAKDOWN. Contact darren@darrengrayson.com.au

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