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Finished in black Italian leather and high-
gloss timber, the "Imprezzio Deluxe" lounge
features electronic reclining, adjustable head
rests, a wine cooler and hidden compartment
for remotes under the middle armrest.
"It's entirely handmade -- we don't use
catalogued product," he says. "Everything we
make is close to a one-off."
e couch's leisurely features make it
perfect for home-theatre purposes, but
it functions equally as well in modern
"A lot of houses now are very open
planned, and often the sofa becomes a room
divider which means you're looking at the
back of it as well as the front," says Peter.
"We put a lot of effort into designing the
back, so it's attractive and not just flat. Often
people will be cooking in the kitchen and
looking over the sofa to the TV screen."
Obelli Design Studio, Chokolich Street, Wangara,
(08) 9409 8141.
• Excellence in Commercial Furniture,
Interior Fitouts, WA
It's contemporary without the la-di-da,
chilled-out without the hippies. Yes, the
Generous Squire Pub on Murray Street is
one easy-going establishment. And
almost all the furnishings are proudly
Inglewood Products won the contract to
build and install the pub's interiors, from the
balustrades and window treatments to tables,
stools and bars.
" e brief was fairly comprehensive --
all the materials and colours were
documented," says manager Carlo Gosatti.
"But when it came to some of the more
structural elements like doors and windows
we had to work with the builder and
client to come up with a solution,
especially because we were working within an
"We designed and manufactured the bar
stool to suit their requirements. And made the
bars. Although they were lined with stone
and stainless steel, our contract physically
Inglewood Products won the contract based
on its price and its ability to complete the
project from woe to go. e judges praised the
project for its welcoming feel, warm use of WA
timbers and individualistic craftsmanship.
" is model has really hit the mark,"
says Carlo. "What's interesting is that the new
Generous Squire buildings going up in Hobart
and the east coast are replicating these
All the furnishings in the pub are 100
percent jarrah so it not only looks smart,
it is durable and resilient as well.
Inglewood Products Group, 401 Victoria Road,
Malaga, (08) 9249 3666.
FINE FINISHINGS: Left, the warm and welcoming interiors of
Perth's latest microbrewery, The Generous Squire Pub; below, Project
manager of the fitouts, Carlo Gosatti from Inglewood Products;
opposite, Peter Milosavljevic of Three Dimensional Furniture and his
award-winning work for the Granby Crescent residence.
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