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FAMILY FOCUS

They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree and that’s certainly the case for Celeste Upton and her brother, Ben Moras. As partners in the furniture company, 1825 Interiors, the siblings have followed in the footsteps of their father.

In the early ’70s, Ken Moras, a painter and decorator by trade, started making beds in his garage. His hobby took off and grew into the Australian retail giants Sleep City and Everyday Living. He went on to pioneer early links with manufacturers in China and won design awards for his products. “We

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