Thanks to journalist Katie Lee for this story in The Weekend West’s New Homes supplement. This Swanbourne home was an entry in the 2013 HIA Perth Housing Awards in the $1.2-$1.7m custom-built homes category.
“The home looks clean and simple but it takes a lot of planning to look that way,” Dean Humphrey says in the article.
An understated palette is paired with elegant design in this Swanbourne home, which was not built for wow factor but as a comfortable, long-term family residence, according to Humphrey Homes director Dean Humphrey. Though, while the restrained and restful ambience that the client was after is right on point, the workmanship Humphrey Homes is renowned for still deserves some celebratory kudos — reflecting Mr Humphrey’s “do it once and do it well” dictum.