The new apartments, the Hallmark, sees 155 homes across 20 levels. Located on the corner of St Kilda Road, Park Street and Albert Road, the design from Fender Katsalidis is matched by the stunning views of the Melbourne CBD, Shrine and Botanic Gardens.
“Designed to convey a sense of identity, the residence is inspired by the notion of subtraction,” say the team from Beulah International, who handled development for the project, “With this as the basis of the project, it also takes its cues from the Art Deco era; elegant and simple, it has a strength and sense of presence from modernist architecture in its simplicity and form. This is seen through the use of contrasting materials and colours, from rich metals and bronzes through to natural stone and timber finishes.
“A neutral and soft colour palette traces throughout the apartment, balancing out the flashes of bronze to ensure a simple, but luxurious overtone. Looking to create a sanctuary for the owners, the developer and architect employed these materials to achieve a harmonious and calm space that is reflective of a retreat.”
To match the simple and elegant style of the building’s interior and façade, a suite of Phoenix’s inspired fixtures were installed in several apartments.
Phoenix’s unique Gun Metal finish features extensively throughout, with the Vivid Slimline mixers, Vivid showers and Radii accessories were selected for the development of 35 lucky apartments. The dark grey tones of gun metal star within the bathroom areas and match in perfectly within the neutral colour palette.
The design and development from Fender Katsalidis Architects and Beulah International, along with the stunning surrounding vistas and fine fixtures from Phoenix mean that the homes of the Hallmark apartments will continue to impress for years to come.
Photography by Tatjana Plitt