Located in Healesville, Victoria, Australia, Finnon Glen was created by Doherty Lynch. Surrounded by a wide stretch of former farmland, the home has an interior that is clean and simple, with large windows and a light color palette.
Textured, robust and honest were desired in the use of layered materials. An exterior entry nook is in spotted gum to match the JCB materials on the eaves. The timber wraps inside to the entry foyer via a large purple-painted pivot door and extends into the main living area and wraps up the front of the island bench in the kitchen. This natural palette is brought to life with cabinetry in a mix of Japanese Sen ash, Moleskin-coloured laminate, black laminate with exposed ply edges and purple laminate. Visual interest has also been brought in via feature tiles on the splashback and hexagonal mosaics in the bathroom, plus piano key handles on cabinetry along a wide hallway. These elements work to soften the stark interior through texture, colour and elements of surprise.