embracing the dark side

The Collins House, Penny’s childhood home, was recently featured again in the Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Weekend.┬áDesigned and built by her parents, Rosanne and Ian Collins in 1976, the fibreglass house above Mosman Wharf made a strong contemporary statement amongst its Federation style neighbours. In the article written by Karen McCartney, Penny discusses the home’s strong and unusual black interiors and how they would later influence her design philosophy. You can read more here.