Daniel Lomma Design Creates a Modern Urban Masterpiece Home with the Derby House

Photo gallery showcases Daniel Lomma Design's modern urban masterpiece home called "The Derby House" with spectacular indoor and outdoor spaces.
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Daniel Lomma Design Creates a Modern Urban Masterpiece Home with the Derby House

This gallery features a brilliant new modern home in Derby, Australia, by Daniel Lomma Design.

This home features a bold modern facade, dominated by the vertiginous double story stairwell window and stone clad feature wall on left, with the aluca bond cladding beneath a mono-pitched roof on the right half.

The truly memorable two story stairwell visible through the full height window features a bookcase climbing from lower floor to the top ceiling. The open design, steel and wood staircase allows for natural lighting through the large window to make its way throughout the home.

The central courtyard, seen through sliding door and full height glass windows, offers an evocative background for the surrounding living areas. Featuring a lengthy pool with built-in fountain jets, this outer space provides gorgeous views for the upper and lower patios.

The second floor master bedroom opens to the private balcony overlooking the pool area, while a fully equipped patio with grill and dining appointments rests below.

The entire structure encapsulates a series of interlocking pieces with transparent and perforated views to other layers within and without. The unique design blurs the line between indoor and outdoor spaces for a striking visual feel throughout.


The front facade, as seen from street side, folds multiple textures and layers of glass into one view, set back behind a low slung brick and wrought iron fence. Two story window in stone clad corner showcases the large central staircase.

The front facade, as seen from street side, folds multiple textures and layers of glass into one view, set back behind a low slung brick and wrought iron fence. Two story window in stone clad corner showcases the large central staircase.

Living room shares a large central open space with dining and kitchen areas, opening up through sliding doors and full height windows to the patio and pool to the right. Sprawling beige and brown sectional defines the room.

Living room shares a large central open space with dining and kitchen areas, opening up through sliding doors and full height windows to the patio and pool to the right. Sprawling beige and brown sectional defines the room.

Close view of the dining table reveals an intriguing arched creation, a single white slab forming the legs and surface. Kitchen stands behind under drop-ceiling in all-white as well.


Close view of the dining table reveals an intriguing arched creation, a single white slab forming the legs and surface. Kitchen stands behind under drop-ceiling in all-white as well.

A trio of transparent bar style chairs line up at the large glossy-white island with built-in sink in this kitchen, outfitted with a broad swath of white cabinetry and backsplash with metallic hardware.

A trio of transparent bar style chairs line up at the large glossy-white island with built-in sink in this kitchen, outfitted with a broad swath of white cabinetry and backsplash with metallic hardware.

Low view over the dining table highlights horizontal slit window, one of several offering natural lighting throughout the main interior space.

Low view over the dining table highlights horizontal slit window, one of several offering natural lighting throughout the main interior space.

Daytime shot of the living room, highlighting subtle variety of color punctuating the neutral tones, with expansive view of the courtyard through floor to ceiling windows.

Daytime shot of the living room, highlighting subtle variety of color punctuating the neutral tones, with expansive view of the courtyard through floor to ceiling windows.

This full length view of the central living space gives a sense of scale to the open flow of the design, with horizontal slices providing natural light across from the entirely glass courtyard facing exterior wall.


This full length view of the central living space gives a sense of scale to the open flow of the design, with horizontal slices providing natural light across from the entirely glass courtyard facing exterior wall.

This opposing view of the living room reveals the second, natural wood staircase next to another set of exterior glass doors.

This opposing view of the living room reveals the second, natural wood staircase next to another set of exterior glass doors.

Here's a look at the main staircase in steel and timber, defining the front segment of the home. Glass railings aid in the transparent view to the surrounding spaces.

Here’s a look at the main staircase in steel and timber, defining the front segment of the home. Glass railings aid in the transparent view to the surrounding spaces.

Marble floor lower level of the double story staircase void, with immense bookshelf beginning at left, across from brown chaise lounge. Corner window is seen through the staircase.

Marble floor lower level of the double story staircase void, with immense bookshelf beginning at left, across from brown chaise lounge. Corner window is seen through the staircase.

This angle shows more of the giant, two story bookshelf built into the structure, with desk surface at bottom and series of sectioned shelving extending upwards.


This angle shows more of the giant, two story bookshelf built into the structure, with desk surface at bottom and series of sectioned shelving extending upwards.

Master bath features more of the beige marble flooring, with white countertops and cabinetry contrasting with brown toned drawers at opposite ends of the large vanity holding twin vessel sinks.

Master bath features more of the beige marble flooring, with white countertops and cabinetry contrasting with brown toned drawers at opposite ends of the large vanity holding twin vessel sinks.

Patio features a second arched white dining table, with full kitchen style counter and built-in grill at left, beneath second floor private balcony.

Patio features a second arched white dining table, with full kitchen style counter and built-in grill at left, beneath second floor private balcony.

Courtyard holds massive fountain-equipped pool, wrapped with patio extending from the home interior through full height glass. Both patios have expansive view over this space, while rear gate at right provides stair entryway for guests.

Courtyard holds massive fountain-equipped pool, wrapped with patio extending from the home interior through full height glass. Both patios have expansive view over this space, while rear gate at right provides stair entryway for guests.

Here's a wider view of the courtyard, allowing full appreciation of the interplay of lighting and bright surfaces throughout the home exterior.

Here’s a wider view of the courtyard, allowing full appreciation of the interplay of lighting and bright surfaces throughout the home exterior.

View from the lower level patio, revealing all-glass dividing wall separating the pool space. Privacy wall wraps the entire rear exterior of the home.

View from the lower level patio, revealing all-glass dividing wall separating the pool space. Privacy wall wraps the entire rear exterior of the home.

Pulling back further, we see the brown toned, glossy cabinetry beneath white kitchen style countertops at right, with near-cubic seating at the large outer dining table.


Pulling back further, we see the brown toned, glossy cabinetry beneath white kitchen style countertops at right, with near-cubic seating at the large outer dining table.

This view, from the upper level private balcony, reveals more of the metal and glass railings that allow for ample views through multiple layers of the home. Unique amorphous white plastic and natural wood chair sits on the right.

This view, from the upper level private balcony, reveals more of the metal and glass railings that allow for ample views through multiple layers of the home. Unique amorphous white plastic and natural wood chair sits on the right.

Here's a final view of the front facade, with its layers of glass and angular structure standing behind the stately entry gate.

Here’s a final view of the front facade, with its layers of glass and angular structure standing behind the stately entry gate.

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