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The Rumpus Room

Athleisurewear as once seen in rumpus rooms, patios and bars across the nation (The Sun newspaper, Sept. 29th 1983) Conjurer and ferryman to Australian suburbia of the 60s, 70s and 80s, Tim Ross has recently released a new book on the very subject and is now...

Three more triumphs!

Three seperate emails we've received in the last month, have filled our hearts with kind words and the good news that yet more homes, two in greater Hobart and one in the Blue Mountains, have fallen into the right hands. David and David (not related) have both swooped...

MA Holiday Rentals have arrived!

Attention - all you lovers of fine Modernist Mid-Century Australian architecture and goers on mini-breaks. Those of you who dream of sleeping under butterfly roofs, bathing in pink bathtubs, basking in the light and breathing in those timber ceilings of one-of-a-kind...

An quick note of yay!

A quick win and note of gratitude to the Modernist Australian (who'd like to keep it on the down low) for letting us know his good news; "I bought 36 Martin St Brighton (Melbourne) on the weekend and will definitely not be knocking it down." We suspected this beauty,...

Home improvement?

The time-machine quality of the internet, when perusing real estate listings, is an emotional rollercoaster. We can view changes to our environment good and bad in full colour and are then left to to digest such change. Sometimes that digestion gives us hope,...

Shag Exhibition in Melbourne and Sydney

Does anyone else so joyfully perpetuate the dreamscape of 1960s lounge Modern, of kitty-cats and cocktails, of pop-culture and poolside like Shag (Josh Agle)? Many of you are well versed in the brilliant colours, celebrity cameos and MCM buildings which populate the...

Featherston Book – let it happen!

Big news people: the very first book to extensively delve into the iconic Australian design team (and national treasures) Grant and Mary Featherston is finally in the works. First the bad news - no publisher wants to fully back it's publication (can you believe that?)...

Before & After (trigger warning)

We are in the midst of a big 'ol clean up here, migrating a bunch of listings from years gone by and taking in these beauties one more time (Look out for an improved site coming soon). In the process we need to check addresses and sometimes we just wish we hadn't. For...

Making inroads

We have been extremely heartened by communication with several new homeowners over the past few months, letting us know that properties they saw first on the market  via MA are now in their safe hands. How great to start the year with glad tidings. It means so much to...

Heritage victory #2, The Thurlow House saga concludes

A month overdue, but still some great news, Harry Seidler's Thurlow House, a home transfer which caused a minor snafu in Modernist and heritage circles last year has with co-operation from the new owners and the Heritage Council of NSW, achieved state heritage...