Old Maylands Cottage Turned into a Mid-Century Modern Home

Old Maylands Cottage Turned into a Mid-Century Modern Home

This old Maylands cottage was modified and decorated by Dalecki Design Studio. The studio was founded by Janik Dalecki, a multi award winning building designer with over 10 years of experience in the building and design industry

Project description: The owner of this original 1940’s workers cottage wanted the extension and renovation to provide improved functionality and quality of living, whilst creating a free flowing connection to the outdoors. This has been achieved through a clever re use of existing spaces combined with carefully placed additions.

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Through smart design, every square metre of this small footprint cottage has been utilised to transform the original two bedroom, one bathroom cramped home into a spacious three bedroom, two bathroom open plan living. The once confusing layout with vast amounts of wasted space was re-worked, transforming every room into a more functional, liveable space. Large expansive glazing to the north allows a large amount of natural light into the home, whilst providing a natural connection between the internal living space and the entertaining deck and sunken garden.

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Overall the internal pallet has been kept modest, allowing the finishes, furnishing and art to be the hero of this now beautiful, modern home.

Designer: Dalecki Design Studio
Project: Maylands Cottage
Location: Maylands, Western Australia
Photography: Dion Photography

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kitchen

dining room

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bedroom

fireplace

bathroom

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