The stylish and spacious interior of this beautiful home in the northern suburbs of Wollongong is achieved with a seamless combination of timber, metal and stone.
Clients, John and Jane Milinkovic, focused on highlighting the natural beauty of timber and concrete throughout the extensive renovation of their home. This is further complemented by several beautiful bespoke furniture pieces created by Urban Timber.
The metal-coated front door, by LIQMET in Woonona, opens to a light-filled foyer with bold artwork and polished concrete floors.
Urban Timber created the hall table with hairpin legs, restoring a beautiful piece of hardwood salvaged from a heritage Sydney CBD building site John had worked on many years earlier.
The timber welcomes you into the open plan kitchen/dining space with warm polished floorboards.
Constructed by Urban Timber, the dining table of feature-grade blackbutt contrasts with galvanised steel legs.
Hand-made Old World Tiles introduce Mediterranean colours and patterns into the bright white kitchen. Timber-topped stools, by Globe West, complement the impressive concrete island bench pictured here with Jane Milinkovic. Urban Timber also made the kitchen floating shelf in blackbutt veneer.
The benches were poured onsite by John Milinkovic (pictured below), owner of JMILCON Builders, with the help of the Urban Timber team.
The combination of timber and stone is continued in the bathroom, with an Urban Timber vanity in feature-grade blackbutt with a concrete top.
“Over recent years we’ve loved working with Urban Timber on the various projects in our home, and we’re so happy with the outcomes of each piece,” said Jane.
“The bathroom vanity is amazing and was designed with quality internal fittings that make it so functional and space-saving.”
“Both tables are timeless, quality pieces that really enhance the expression our living space,” said Jane.
“Urban Timber understood the look and feel of our home and what we were hoping to achieve. They’ve helped us to create a great space for our family.
“We also valued the form-work collaboration Urban Timber provided when John was planning for the pouring of the kitchen concrete benches. They worked with us in a way that went beyond furniture-making, highlighting their flexibility in offering bespoke services,” she said.