Weaving a new narrative into a previous dressmaker’s quarters, Melbourne Loft carefully brings the old and new together through select and carefully curated interventions. Designed in collaboration between Melanie Beynon and Megan Hounslow (formerly Meme), the resulting residence emphasises character and charm with refinement and texture.
As an expression of the existing space’s heritage and storied past, the converted workspace is a visual celebration of the space’s past, while the insertion of new and contemporary elements suits its new functionality and purpose. Each new element has been selectively considered to not interrupt sightlines and allow for staged privacy and discretion while allowing the building’s original aged brickwork and crafted details to shine through. Designed as a collaboration between Melanie Beynon and Megan Hounslow (formerly Meme), the space reflects a respect for the past while offering a continuance of legacy through thoughtful interventions.