Functional And Intelligent Design
Lorena Gaxiola is an internationally acclaimed interior architect and designer with more than two decades of experience creating functional bespoke spaces for property developers and individuals. Having worked on dozens of multi-million-dollar projects in Australia, the United States, and China, she understands the demands of the industry and how to deliver interiors that add value to a project.
Lorena focuses on enhancing your project by creating value through functional design and intelligent choice of materials and finishes. She sees the big picture and delivers high-quality designs at every price point. Lorena prides herself on understanding the needs of her clients and their target customers to provide a product that sells. For her, interior design isn’t just about creating rooms that look good, it’s about getting into the minds of buyers and giving them what they want, not only in terms of aesthetics but also practical functionality and amenities to make the space effortlessly usable.
Retirement Villages | Waterbrook Bowral & Waterbrook Bayview
Bayview and Bowral by Waterbrook are two five-star retirement resorts located in the pristine surroundings of the Northern Beaches and Bowral in Sydney. These luxury communities are designed for seniors who continue to enjoy a vibrant and active lifestyle. Both resorts feature extensive amenities for dining, relaxing, and socializing.
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Minelli Armchair By Essential Home
Minelli Armchair is as versatile as it is customizable, making it possible to choose its soft fabric. You’ll find beautiful velvet in its classical elegance, along with a comfortable structure in polished brass and walnut wood in this armchair that you won’t resist adding to your living room or to your next contract project.
They added modern architecture to the original site to create leisure areas at both resorts, incorporating creative solutions that respected the original structure. They also included an extension that features amenities that locals living around the area can also enjoy.
Beachfront Property | Wavelength, Cronulla NSW
Located on the Australian coast, this luxurious beachfront residence perfectly captures its soothing but vibrant spirit.
The interior finishes were inspired by the native landscape to evoke the ambiance of the beach — from the calming breeze to the sandy shores and the sunny skies. The muted tones were enhanced with traditional materials throughout the property, while the styling for the interiors showcases a relaxed yet elegant expression. One that residents can enjoy while entertaining groups of all sizes, with the comforts of modern amenities and unrestricted views of the Pacific Ocean.
Luxury City Residential | The Lennox In Paramatta
For decades, property developers typically presented buyers with limited options because “this is what it is” and often buyers can only choose between a vague “light or dark scheme” for their home. However, buyers should be given more choices and be able to see them in context before making a decision to purchase. At The Lennox in Parramatta, developed by Aoyuan International, they focused on giving buyers more choices in styles and price levels, allowing them to have more ownership in creating the home of their dreams.
They added modern architecture to the original site to create leisure areas at both resorts, incorporating creative solutions that respected the original structure. In addition, they included an extension that features amenities that locals living around the area can also enjoy.
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Harar Center Table By Caffe Latte Home
Harar Center Table uses a panoply of materials, colors, and textures, the center table is named after the Harar fields in Ethiopia, one of the top producers of coffee in the world. The Harar Center Table has a very clean and defined line. With a sophisticated design but a strong presence, this center table contains an upholstered exterior for a chic look, and two tops, both in marble and wood for utility.
Bespoke Trophy Residence | Private Residence In Rose Bay
26% of millionaires plan to migrate permanently to Australia, specifically to invest in the Sydney property sector. This AUD$20 million-plus trophy home is located in the prestigious suburb of Rose Bay in Sydney. The home takes full advantage of the city’s breathtaking skyline, offering unobstructed views of Sydney Harbour and the historic Harbour Bridge.
The interiors are fitted out with a carefully curated selection of bespoke luxury items from Hermes, Fendi, Bentley, Boffi, and more. No two rooms are alike in this home. The entire surface, from the walls to the ceilings throughout all four levels of the building, was meticulously finished in hand-crafted Venetian plaster. There is plenty of room for entertaining at this expansive property, which has two living rooms, two family rooms, two dining rooms, five kitchens, six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a private whiskey bar, and a custom-built wine cellar.
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