Strathfield Residence

Fitzgerald & Chandler Interior Design



Fitzgerald & Chandler Interior Design is renowned for using natural materials with texture and movement. With the emphasis on nature, space, and light, the clients wanted to achieve a stylish minimalist look, neutral palette with a few moody features. This outstanding home combines an architectural plan with high-end finishes, for an aesthetically beautiful home designed for luxury living.
Sareen Stone’s Luna Chiaro Limestone was selected for its consistent light grey palette with soft, muted tones and subtle markings. The Alfresco was used for the outdoor living space, pool surrounds, and crazy pave. The Honed finish was used for the feature wall cladding at the entrance.

Interview with Fitzgerald & Chandler 

Ali from Sareen Stone caught up with Nadia from Fitzgerald & Chandler to talk about one of her latest projects in Strathfield. This stunning home features our Luna Chiaro Alfresco and Honed Limestone.

Project Type: New build.
What were the clients hoping to achieve in their home?

A large family home, with great entertaining space with a stylish minimalist look, neutral palette with a few moody features. The rest was up to me!

Were there any major challenges throughout the build? Such as rain delays or material shortages.

Rain was probably the least of our worries, although we had a lot. We were hit with Covid. The number of trades on site was limited due to Covid government regulations. Some areas were in lockdown and were not able to travel. Materials were harder to get hold of and the prices just kept going up. But we got there in the end, with outstanding results and a happy client.

Take us through the design process and decisions. What brought you to our Luna Chiaro Limestone and ultimately why did you go with Sareen Stone?

My client had a lot of trust in my decisions from the initial design consultation to the selection process. I was lucky to have worked with my client previously, so the trust was already there between us. As an Interior Designer I generally always have a strong focus on natural materials with textures & movement. I wanted the materials to complement each other so you end up with a cohesive feel from one room to another.

One of the key features of this home was a beautiful entry wall that I wanted to be a feature in Limestone. I contacted Michael from Sareen Stone as I had worked with you before for other amazing projects. I remembered seeing a sample of the Luna Chiaro Limestone previously and loved it. It has the most elegant look and feel about it, with just the right amount of movement, I knew it was perfect. This was the first material I had selected for this home and wanted the entire home to work around that.

What was your favourite part of the project?

I really enjoy working with all the different trades that bring lines on paper to reality. There is a big responsibility for us to get this right for our clients and nothing is more satisfying than walking away and seeing a smile on your clients face that we have achieved what they wanted.

What’s next for Fitzgerald & Chandler? Any exciting projects in the pipeline?

It’s been a very busy few years in our industry. Renovating is still a priority for a lot of households, which is great for us. Lots of projects in the pipeline from Coastal to Country Southern Highlands.  One exciting project which would be great to get finished would be my own home on the Northern Beaches, fingers crossed.



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