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Issue 60 - The Kitchen and Bathroom Issue

Issue 60

The Kitchen and Bathroom Issue

HABITUS has always stood ahead of the rest with a dedicated Kitchen and Bathroom issue of exemplar standards. For issue 60 we have taken it up a notch with our Guest Editor the extraordinary, queen of kitchen design, Sarah-Jane Pyke of Arent&Pyke, speaking directly to Kitchen and Bathroom design with some increadable insights.

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The Olsen

Australia

The second in the Art Series hotels, The Olsen once again
pays tribute to one of Australia’s greatest living artists – John Olsen.


Entering The Olsen is altogether a very different experience
to its sister (or more correctly ‘brother’) hotel, The Cullen.

Although they exhibit the same high attention to details and
quality finish, and while both are along the same ‘artistic’ theme, the
personality of John Olsen’s artworks have dictated a unique approach to the
interiors.

 

 

This hotel is a bit larger, with 14 floors of studio and
2-bedroom suites as well as the magnificent penthouse with views to the city.
There is an elegance about the finishes, slightly more understated than The
Cullen, however Olsen’s unmistakable characters including his frogs, pelicans
and seascapes.

 

 

  

With Starck Louis Ghost chairs and other contemporary
interpretations of classical design, the rooms are quite, reflective spaces,
which invite you to jump into the incredibly comfortable bed and enjoy the
artworks hung around the room (or even read a book or two – also provided).

 

 

This hotel shares the same attentive service of by staff and
is literally a footstep away from everything Chapel Street has to offer, from
shop-til-you-drop retail to great cafes and entertainment.

As with their other hotels Art Series offers Smart Cars for
hire to help get you around Melbourne as well as blue bicycles and (if you don’t
get enough exercise pedalling) there’s also an on-site gym for the fitness focussed.

This was my second taste of the Art Series hotels and it
didn’t disappoint – there is something about being around these wonderful
pieces of Australia’s art history (and present) that is culturally and
personally a very fulfilling experience.

 

The Olsen
artserieshotels.com.au/Olsen

 


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Issue 60 - The Kitchen and Bathroom Issue

Issue 60

The Kitchen and Bathroom Issue

HABITUS has always stood ahead of the rest with a dedicated Kitchen and Bathroom issue of exemplar standards. For issue 60 we have taken it up a notch with our Guest Editor the extraordinary, queen of kitchen design, Sarah-Jane Pyke of Arent&Pyke, speaking directly to Kitchen and Bathroom design with some increadable insights.

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