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Fine artist Peter Costello uses walls as his canvases, transforming rooms into masterpieces. He works in many styles, having completed everything from ornate ceiling paintings that recall Michelangelo’s Italian Renaissance frescoes to a moody art deco-patterned feature wall for a masculine office. Textural treatments are another specialty: gorgeous sculptural flowers frame a mirror in a recent golden-hued bathroom project.


Get a closer look at what you can expect to find in the 2024 New Builds Issue of Designlines Magazine

In the 2024 Spring/Summer Issue of Designlines, we focus on New Builds and “celebrate the profound impact of creating something new, not just as an architectural endeavour but as a testament to laying down roots and shaping the very essence of our city’s identity,” editor-in-chief Joseph Cicerone writes.



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