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06. An eBay find of Mark’s, a vintage royal purple goat hair
carpet by Verner Panton fits with the aesthetic. Original
tulip chairs with purple knoll wool seating were lovingly
restored by Mark and Chris.
07. The ornate, bubble-mirrored, purple-and-white Laminex
bar is part of the original design.
he’d be involved in the next chapter of the
home,” Mark explains.
Following the preparation of a
conservation management plan, the
project progressed in two stages. The initial
efforts by Donaldson and Warn involved
rectification work to combat degradation
and ret urn the house to sound condition,
followed by stripping and remodelling.
The design team introduced the outdoor
entertainment areas and reconfiguration
of internal spaces to bring them into
line with a more contemporary lifestyle.
They also integrated the new works
by referencing the original design and
documentation to deduce how Iwanoff
might have tackled the issues and what
materials he might have chosen.
Many of the finishes and fittings
selected by Iwanoff had been damaged,
and the original designs were no longer
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