A great feature on the multi-talented team that is PEDLA and the many facets of their enterprise. Design and fit-out by CYA.Read about Local Loops Cycling Club, what it means and the people who inhabit this wonderful environment HERE

EST Living

The Library.Proud to make the cut for EST Livings feature on their TOP 10 favourite libraries. " Whether formal and sophisticated, or warm, cosy and understated, home libraries can create the perfect place of reflection."Link to feature here: 

H&G Garden Special

Mid Century MarvelThe tiny front garden at our Pilley Street project features in the May issue of Australia's House & Garden magazine.Design by VIVIDLink to article here:

2019 H&G Top 50 Rooms

St Vincent's Place powder room ranks as one of Australian House and Garden's Top 50 rooms in Australia for 2019See feature in the current issue here

H&G feature

We still pinch ourselves when we walk around this house…”, words to make an architect smile from our lovley client Robyn Butler. Stephen Crafti writes about our Pilley House project, a renovation and extension of a 1950’s house in the current Australian House & Garden magazine: full 9 page feature here. Find more photos and plans of this project on our website here.Built by Blakebuilt

Architects Strike – Climate Action Now

Coy Yiontis Architects stopped work on the 20th of September and marched alongside Victorian school children to demand action on climate change. We join a group of Australia’s acclaimed architects to declare climate biodiversity emergency.See more information here.


"Bathroom Details: Three individual styles from leading designers...
"Classically Clean" is by COY YIONTIS
"We aspire to imbue our bathrooms with an equal mix of theater, tranquility & practicality. They must be functional as well as a private place one can escape to; to relax and pamper. "


Our versatile interior fit-out for The Pedla cycling apparel retail store features in the latest Artichoke magazine; Issue 68Link to feature here


"Inspired splashes for a Miami  Beach Vibe" Did you catch this story in the NEW LIVING section of THE AGE's Good Weekend and Sydney Morning Herald this weekend?A lifestyle piece on our fabulous clients, Emma Abrahams of Heart of Bone ( and Justin Abrahams of Pedla ( by Lucy FeaginsLink through to story here


Lucy Feagins of THE DESIGN FILES interviews our rockstar clients Emma and Justin Abrahams about their home and personal style. Completed over 10 years ago, this renovation of an existing 1960's modernist home looks as good as it did when first completed and Emma and Justin have made it their own.Read the DESIGN FILES feature on this talented couple's home here: A FAMILY HOME THAT CHANNELS MIAMI IN MELBOURNE 


APARTMENT 3 at Elk gets #1 billing from the GOOD FOOD GUIDE in their round-up feature on "Where to eat and drink in Mount Buller, Mount Hotham and Falls Creek during the 2019 ski season"Link through to the full article here for the hottest alpine food tips for 2019 with a review of our new cocktail bar here:"The luxurious new Apartment 3 at Elk is an apartment which has been converted into an elegant New York-style bar. Enter through an emerald curtain, sink into the plush velvet lounges and enjoy views of the valley. Cocktails here are truly an experience. Elk restaurant, with its 360-degree fire place and rustic timber walls, is next door."

DOMAIN – Design Trends

Lazy Saturday morning reads in last weekend's DOMAIN magazine, featuring our thoughts on tiles alongside industry leaders Mardi Doherty from Doherty Design and lauren Li of Sisella Interior Design:.
Link to the full article here

33rd DULUX Colour Awards

With the iconic Dulux dog at the gala event at the NGV celebrating the 33rd Dulux Colour Awards.Rosa joins the distinguished judging panel with leading industry figures @mattgibsonad @dohertydesignstudio @simonfarrellgreen @carolewhiting to celebrate this year’s finest use of colour across Australia & New Zealand. Thank you @duluxaus for an incredible evening which included a live mural by graffiti artist Adnate and an exclusive late night viewing of Alexander Calder’s exhibition. Congratulations to all award winners amongst an outstanding body of work.Link to the jury comments here and the winners here

MANSION -Weekend Australian

Photographed 12 years after completion, this beautiful home in Kew still looks like new.Milanda Rout interviews director George Yiontis about the transformation of this home from 'eclectic-loud' to 'minimal-calm' in her story 'Less is More' for the Weekend Australian's MANSION magazine April 13-14, 2019.Read more here


Is a library still relevant in the modern day home?This week on DOMAIN.COM  Cat Wood explores the relevance of the library in the digital age in her story "The Ultimate Sanctum: a look at the modern home library". She interviews director Rosa Coy about two of our home libraries, designed for literary clients.Read more here


Nolan House is featured today on property newsletter  'THE REAL ESTATE CONVERSATION ' and is the current lead property on Australia's premier property website LUXURY LIST Visit the property if you have the opportunity at 64 Harold Street in Middle Park. It goes under the hammer next weekend on Saturday April 13th.


Thank you to Ukraine based design magazine ID.Interior for their feature on our Rockingham townhouses.Read article here

Brickworks Archispotlight

"Known for their strikingly crafted and detailed architecture, Coy Yiontis is a highly awarded architectural practice based in Victoria. We speak to Rosa Coy, one half of the formidable founders of the practice, about her design heroes, her design philosophy and good design."Read the Brickworks interview with director Rosa Coy here

AIDA finalists

We are delighted that our PEDLA fit-out has been shortlisted across 2 categories in the 2019 Australian Interior Design Awards: RETAIL DESIGN & WORKPLACE DESIGNLink through to project here to see more images of this multi-functional space, housing the PEDLA retail space, stock storeroom and design HQ, a public cafe and the Local Loops cycling clubhouse.


In this issue of INSIDE OUT magazine, editor Eliza O'Hare writes:  "We know that transforming kitchens is a passion for our readers, and Australian kitchens are particularly inspiring - it's got something to do with our light, our indoor/outdoor vibe, warm materials and a freshness that isn't really the same in overseas kitchen design.The first thing we did this issue was talk to 10 Australian interior designers and architects we admire - drawing on their knowledge and experience - and asked them to share the kitchens they created for their own homes."We are honoured to be in fine company with the kitchen of directors Rosa Coy & George Yiontis showcased in their special 'Dream Kitchens' feature.Pick up a copy of the magazine to see the 9 other stunning kitchens featured by well known Australian designers or go to link to article here

BELLE – CY profile

Thank you to BELLE magazine and Karen McCartney for the eloquent profile on COY YIONTIS ARCHITECTS  featured in their current edition.Pick up a copy in your newsagent, or read the full article here.


The Architects' Own Home.Thank you to The Local Project for the awesome feature and interview with CYA Directors, out this week:"When architects design for themselves it is often an unparalleled opportunity for experimentation. House 3 by Coy Yiontis is no exception. The home Rosa Coy and George Yiontis designed and built for their family, House 3 is the architects’ challenge to perceptions about residential space requirements in Australia, particularly for a large family home."Link to story here 

DOMAIN – Nolan House

House of the Week and on the cover of the Domain Magazine, offers for this beauty close at 5pm tonight.Link to Domain article and Cayzer luxury listing

EST LIVING Rockingham

"Exemplifying the timelessness of understated design and architecture, it’s no wonder this Kew townhouse was honoured the 2018 Boroondara Urban design award."Lovely words from Est Living in their recent feature of our Rockingham Townhouses  Thank you to all the team for the feature! 


Our award winning #nolanhouse is on the Market via Cayzer's exclusive Luxury listing!'t miss this opportunity!  

ARCH DAILY – Humble House

We are delighted to see Humble House up on ARCH DAILYDesigned for an older couple who travel frequently, this coastal home accommodates visiting grandchildren and family as well as being a private, easily maintained haven between adventures. Building form was driven by site conditions and the need for accessibility; the resulting dynamic façade and dramatic internal volumes belie its liveability.Link to article:

HOUSE & GARDEN Top 50 rooms 2018

Click through to link to see the full article on our award winning #bathroom at #pilleystreet


Featuring in the current BELLE magazine #bookclub recommendation, Claire the retired sheepdog kelpie was chosen to represent and promote the beautiful coffee table book  by the talented Nicole England, photographer. through to link to see the book club article and Claire in her element in #House3. The book is now available through Thames & Hudson

PEDLA launch

Last week cycling apparel brand PEDLA opened their doors to the public for the first time to celebrate the launch of the new Cannondale season with lashings of negronis and an exclusive screening of the recent Wilds USA tour. The evening was a great success and we were so proud of how the space looked and performed.


We are honoured to win 'Best Bathroom' in the 2018 House & Garden Top 50 Rooms Awards with our Pilley Street project. Thank you to House & Garden Australia for a fabulous luncheon and celebrations at the stunning Vaucluse house Tearooms in Sydney, where the awards presentations took place."Designed for a Melbourne family's teenage daughters, this bathroom has an out-of-the-box design. The physical limitations of the space inspired the architects to push the space out through the external wall; from the outside it presents as a timber-clad box cantilevered over the garden. Inside, the layout is masterfully stage-managed. The plinth and dramatic marble wrap give the bath a superstar status. Sun beams through the new skylight while understated tapware and a storage niche play supporting roles.The bath tray made from an old cedar window was a gift for the client from the project carpenter." Australian House & Garden."This room gives us so much more than we expected. it's an incredible collision of privacy, light & tranquility in a space that is at once completely luxurious and completely pragmatic." Robyn ButlerCongrats and thanks to our wonderful clients Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope and to builder Darren Blake of Blake Built.


HARPER'S BAZAAR feature a stunning spread on our beautiful and talented close friend and client; Emma Abrahams @heartofbone a her Kew home in their current issue #fashionablelifeLink to story here:

ADR – Humble House

Thanks to Australian Design Review for the feature on Humble House, inclusive of interviews with both client and architect.Link to story:

AR Magazine – Humble House

Alongside the cover story and interview with COY YIONTIS directors Rosa and George, the current issue of Architectural Review magazine features award winning Humble House as its lead story.Issue 156 is available to subscribers now with a link to the full story here: 

AR Magazine – Cover Story

We are delighted to see directors Rosa & George on the front cover of the current issue of industry magazine @architecturalreview with a lead profile story discussing work/life partners and a special feature on #humblehouse ..Big thanks to editor @madeleineswain for her support & words @ellenitoumpasphotography for images.Issue 156 is available to subscribers now with a link to the full story via ADR here:

DWELL – Nolan House

Nolan house features today in DWELL digital magazine.Melissa Dalton takes us through the project from her perspective, talking about the architectural techniques that give the project its sense of space and style: 

Architecture & Design – The Corner

Australian industry zine Architecture & Design feature 'The Corner'. Completed in 2014, this stand alone building is stage 5 of the Wellington Village complex.Link below to full article:  


We are very proud that our HUMBLE HOUSE has been awarded a COMMENDATION  in the 'Residential Architecture – Houses (New)' category at the recent 2018 VIC AIA Awards. Jury's citation as follows: "Humble House is an exquisitely resolved single level home in Barwon Heads for a retired farming couple.This small house has a carefully orchestrated series of internal spaces to accommodate the needs of its owners and their visiting family. The interior has been structured to display and highlight loved objects, recalling memories of the family’s historic farmhouse.The exterior of the home is a skilfully executed formal composition simply and informally clad in spotted gum." Thank you to the jury and the Institute for this tremendous honour and congratulations to all winners. Special thanks also to our wonderful clients. For a complete summary of award winners see the following link : 

2018 Boroondara Urban Design – WINNER

We are delighted to announce that our Rockingham Townhouses in Kew have won the coveted award in the category “Best medium-scale multi-dwelling residential development (up to 3 storeys)” in the 2018 Boroondara Urban Design Awards. The jury commented that:“The Rockingham Townhouses present a well-considered approach to multi-dwelling development on a large sloping corner allotment in an evolving neighbourhood. The five double-storey dwellings are stepped, separated and shaped to ensure appropriate presentation to both street frontages. The project’s attention to detail, including use of Gosford grey sandstone, large framed projecting windows and a sensitive awareness of light and shade address the neighbourhood and streetscape in a clever way and advance municipal goals for quality in place making and design.”Read more about the awards via the link to Boroondara website announcement: Completed 2018.Photograph- Shannon McGrath 


We are excited to see Nolan House bedroom included in this round up by Belle on ‘Homes to Love’ earlier this month: The Nolan House bedroom is first in their feature on ‘Brilliant Bedrooms’


Humble House has been nominated as one of “….Victoria’s best architecture projects of the year…” with a shortlisting in the ‘Residential New’ category in the prestigious 2018 Victorian AIA Awards, announced last night at the Exhibition of Entries Opening Ceremony at the No Vacancy Gallery.We are honoured to and truly humbled ourselves to be selected amongst such high calibre entries. See link below for news story in today’s DOMAIN featuring all shortlisted projects 


A closer look at the art selection for Nolan house in consultation with Swee Lim in the Autumn 2018 Issue of ART EDIT (Issue 17)

BELLE Property

We are very happy to see our #BeHouse featured in this month issue of Belle Property Magazine ! The article titled 'Urban Living By The Sea' discusses the challenges of designing a coastal home in an urban context.Follow the link to see full article: by Peter Clarke.Styling by Swee Lim.


Great to see our #nolanhouse on the front cover of the Domain Magazine in the Sydney Morning Herald this weekend!Mary O’Brien’s story ‘Back to the Future’ discusses how beautiful heritage homes can be brought into the 21st century with clever design.For the full article, follow this link: by Peter Clarke, styling by Swee Lim


We are delighted to see our #BeHouse featured in The Local Project !For the full article, go to: 


Big thanks to The Local Project for their recent feature of #NolanHouse !Follow the link to see the full article: 


We had the pleasure of participating in Nicole England's Resident Dog Project with the adorable retired sheep dog Claire at #House3. Here are some of the behind the scene shots.We look forward to seeing Nicole's images in the upcoming coffee table book to be published soon.

HOUSES Magazine

We are proud and humbled to feature in the current issue of HOUSES magazine with a generous 9 page profile on the practice and its evolution. The link below will take you to "...a selection of houses by the practice that continues to refine the courtyard housing typology and defy expectations." you to editor Katelin Butler and the Arch Media team for their support and to Marcus Baumgart for his eloquent and insightful words regarding our work. HOUSES Magazine: Australia's leading residential architecture magazine for designers and their clients”.

AND Speaker Series

A great turn out on Labour Day, Monday 12th March to hear Rosa talk about Coy Yiontis projects and practice at the Melbourne University School of Design. #ANDSpeakerSeries


We are thrilled to be featured in Vogue Living Australia!The article explores how our #NolanHouse blends an heritage Victorian front facade with a modern integrated indoor/outdoor living area.Follow this link to see the full article: by Peter Clarke, styling by Swee Lim 


We were excited to see our #NolanHouse featured in the 'Good Living' section of The AGE on the weekend.Rosa discusses the intricacies of wardrobe design with Karen McCartney for this interview piece. This image depicts a bedhead-come-robe designed to satisfy the contemporary expectation of a dedicated bathroom and walk-in wardrobe for the master bedroom.In the redesign of the heritage home, the original grand living room at the front of the house became redundant. Rather than dissect it we decided to leave it as a singular space and insert the custom furniture to act as bedhead and mask a robe area. To get natural light into the dressing area we extended a small bay window with a day bed to the left of the robe area which has views to the front garden.Follow link to read more:   Photograph by Peter Clarke, styling by Swee Lim 

Tylden House

We are excited to show you our new project ! A new family home in rural Tylden, north of Melbourne. The site is elevated with spectacular 270 degree views of the Upper Coliban ReservoirCurrently in Sketch Design #WIP


Humble house gets a mention in  design blog 'Lunchbox Architects' special feature on their favourite timber houses:Humble house is No.2; click through to read the story at

MEZZANINE magazine

Read how the #humblehouse came to be and the happy fate of the original house on the block in the current edition of MEZZANINE magazine: 


It's that time of year and we want to thank you for your support in 2017. Coy Yiontis Architects wish you a safe and joyful festive season and look forward to sharing with you a great year ahead. our studio will be closed from 12pm Thursday December 21st and will reopen on January 15th, 2018.Photo by Peter Bennetts


We are honoured to be interviewed by the prestigious @estemag reflecting on 20 years of architectural practice. Link to the article for a discussion with Rosa & George about the changes over the years, and how "....Coy Yiontis have rightfully earned their status as one of Australia’s most promising contemporary architecture firms": 

AD SPAIN – take 2

Muchísimas gracias to AD Spain who have also featured Nolan House in their digital edition!For the full story, go to


Super excited to see our #Behouse on the front page of #ADSPAIN today!link to story:

Mac House

From #WIP to #RIP. Thanks for the good times #Machouse. We are so sad that this project will not be would have been a good one. Some things are just not to be.

Little Black Book

In the weekend's DOMAIN; Mary O'Brien's new column 'Little Black Book' features Rosa Coy and some of her favourite things....Go to this link to read the full article: 


We’ve loved celebrating our 20 years of practice with our recent #20years20projects retrospective, and it’s clear you have too. Thank you for all your wonderful feedback and support. Visit our website to explore the featured projects further and see what else we have been up to.Please subscribe to our newsletter for more to come!


We are honoured to have recently been featured in the prestigious Australian Design Review weekly column: Q&ADR in which ADR interviews an architect, designer, object maker or industry person about who they are beyond the work – their life, inspiration, challenges and aspirations.... read all about us, our inspirations and adventures: 


Talking Design is a fortnightly podcast produced by design commentator Stephen Crafti, who interviews experts and professionals from all areas of the design world. We were honored to speak with him a while back and the podcast went live-to-air on 22 September 2017.Follow link to hear what we have to say about our beginnings and 20 years of practice: intro by Stephen Crafti:George Yiontis and Rosa Coy - Talking Design 2017, Ep17Architect George Yiontis and his life and business partner architect Rosa Coy first met while working in Paris over 20 years ago. George, a graduate of RMIT University, worked with Brunet Sounier, while Rosa who studied at Deakin before doing post-graduate studies in America, worked in Paris with Renzo Piano. After 20 years after establishing their Melbourne practice, the duo has established a reputation for high-end residential work, along with a number of commercial projects.

SUNDAY LIFE magazine

Such a lovely feature on us and our home #house3 in Sunday Life Magazine last weekend! A big thank you to Heather Nette King, Armelle Habib & Neil Hugh for a fabulous 3 page spread. It was wonderful working with you!See full article here:  

BELLE Nov 2017

This month's edition of BELLE magazine includes a special feature on coastal homes and includes our Be House on pp114-118.Read the full article via this link: 'Luxe Coastal'

BELLE Smart Spaces

We are super excited to be included in this year's annual collection of 'A-List Interiors from Australia's top designers'. BELLE's  Smart Spaces 2017 magazine has hit the shelves today and features our Nolan House on pp26-31.Read the full article via this link: 'Pool Cue'


We are very proud to be the feature architect in the latest edition #77 of prestigious Paris based ARTRAVEL magazine. A wonderful 10 page spread and words by Fabienne Dupuis; the story celebrates our twenty years of practice and features a selection of recent residential projects.Follow this link to see the full article:


We LOVE this sophisticated promotional video by Bellroy featuring our #HOUSE3 as the backdrop for their stunning new range of luxury leather goods.#searchpartylocationsCheck out the link below to watch: 


A feature in the prestigious ARCHELLO  on one of our favourite projects  completed in 2006#berkleydobsonhouse photographed by Peter ClarkeGo to this link to see the article:


A great story by Melissa Dalton on our #Humblehouse featured on DWELL recently talks about the future planning of a home and the specific strategies used in this design to facilitate aging-in-place for the home owners. Read more in the following link:A Timber-Clad Home in Australia is a striking place to grow old in. 

Domain magazine

Great to see #nolanhouse on the front over of the Domain magazine @domain_melbourne this weekend in @theagephoto & @financialreview. Mary O'Brien's story 'Back to the Future' discusses how beautiful #heritage homes can be brought into the 21st century with clever design. Link to article here: @peterclarkephotoStyling by @sweedesign

ARPER catalogue

We're proud to have been approached by prestige furniture design company ARPER to represent Melbourne in their 2017 catalogue of selected references.Turn to pp 20-21 to see the dining room of HOUSE 3 with its Catifa 53 dining setting.

HOUSES magazine

HUMBLE HOUSE: A fantastic spread in the prestigious HOUSES magazine, edition 109: pp106-112.Follow link to read the full article by Tatjana PlittPublished in Houses, Australia's leading residential architecture magazine for designers and their clients –  

EST LIVING magazine

Humble House features today in the fabulous EST LIVING digital magazine

2017 HOUSES Awards – Nolan House Shortlisted

Very excited to see that Nolan House has been shortlisted in the prestigious 2017 HOUSES awards in 2 categories - see links below:- Alterations and Additions over 200m2- Heritage

2017 Australian Interior Design Awards

#NolanHouse shortlisted in the Residential Design category of the Australian Interior Design Awards. As announced by Vogue Living: “The best interior design talent has been shortlisted for the 2017 Australian Interior Design Awards, which showcases top tier of designers and their work around the country each year. These are the projects which made the hot list for residential design (and caught our eye).”

Proud to be in such fine company.

ArchitectureAU Top 10 2016

Leading Design blog ArchitectureAU has listed #Humblehouse as one of its TOP 10 Houses in 2016. Click on link below to read about this project:ArchitectureAU: Top 10 most popular Houses in 2016Humble house is listed as the 4th entry. 


As Nightingale goes national, we are proud to be formally announced as the next licensed Melbourne architects to push forward with this exciting housing model.We are exploring the viability of a Brighton site near Gardenvale station to bring #Nightingalehousing  southside. Learn more about Nightingale Housing here and don’t hesitate to contact us directly with enquiries regarding this exciting project.

Difficult Houses

Stephen Crafti’s article on ‘How architects design homes in difficult spaces’ in DOMAIN today featuring our St Vincent’s Place project. 2 years and ultimately a high court decision to obtain approval – this one definitely wasn’t easy.But we like a challenge.


Thank you Archello for featuring our Humble House.

Journal du Design

Humble House features on French Design blog ‘Journal du Design’

Lunchbox Architect

Another great feature on our Humble House by Lunchbox architect


Here’s the link to a great feature on Humble house


Thank you Van for featuring our #Humblehouse on your design blog Isometrics today.

The Corner in The Age

Great article in THE AGE on the weekend about our project 'The Corner' in Rowville.Thank you Stephen Crafti.Photo by Peter Clarke

Houses Awards 2016

We are  excited to announce that our Humble House has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2016 Australian Houses Awards in the New houses over 200m2 category.

Belle magazine

Excited to see that #House3 features in this month’s edition of Belle magazine, pp90-92

Stephen Crafti’s Architour

It was a busy weekend with House 3 welcoming a busload of curious architourists on Sunday.Thank you to everyone that came for their interest and to Stephen Crafti for organising.A special thank you to photographer Tatjana Plitt for these snaps.

L4 House Design

We received our beautiful copy of coffee table book L4 House Design today. Thank you to A&C publishing Co.  for a magnificent 8 page spread of House 3.We are honoured to feature alongside so many beautiful homes from all over the world. The book is broken into four categories:– Apartment House &Loft– Compact House– Mid-Sized House– Large -Sized HouseThere are 41 beautiful projects in this book. House 3 falls into category ‘Mid-Sized House’ and features on pp 166-173.

Sacred Spaces

Rosa with presenter Micaela Drieberg during the filming of ‘Sacred Spaces- Women in Architecture’ for Channel 31 in House 3. Sacred Spaces is screening on Tuesday nights at 6.30pm; House 3 will be featured on August 11th.

Robin Boyd Foundation Open House

House 3 will be open to the public as part of the Robin Boyd Foundation’s Open House Program on August 23rd.

Casaviva Serbia

We received our copy of Casaviva Serbia in the post today!June 2015 edition – House 3 features in a big spread on pp50-56.

Finalist 2015 Australian Timber Awards

Looking forward to the presentation evening on 17 September where all the winners will be announced.Go to and select House 3 to cast your vote. Thank you for your support!

Owning it

Super chuffed to have our #LimHouse feature in Sharon Givioni’s new book ‘Owning it’ beautifully designed and published by Tess McCabe of Creative Minds Publishing.An indispensable tool for anyone working in a creative industry regarding copyright laws and patents.