Believe it or not but this grand looking apartment is only 10 x 5 mtrs (32.8' x 16.4'). What I find even harder to believe is that it is part of a conversion from a warehouse space in an ultra modern and hip part of Melbourne. It's super tiny, but it has one great thing going for it - 5 mtr (16.4') high ceilings. All of the mouldings you see were added by the owner (an antiques broker, in case you can't guess) to this standard-issue development. It just goes to show you don't' need a huge space to create something palatial looking, or an old building to create a look with character and history. I know I've been guilty of writing off newish buildings that have no mouldings and look boring as hell, but these photos prove that you can create the look you want (of course the high ceilings help), and you can do it yourself with a little know how.
Images from Vogue Living (Australia) July/August 2007 edition.