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Design SOCIETY
The little details in your bathroom can create a luxurious, relaxing space that makes you feel good. The international award-winning design team of Phoenix Tapware has developed a new collection comprising mixer taps, shower mixers and outlets. Uniqu
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Keeping It Light
Aproject characterised by lighter, natural tones and modern lines, this waterfront home offers a fresh start for a large family that was looking for a home with abundant storage and living spaces. The incredible collaboration between designer Graham
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Milan Report 2019
Internationally known as the Milan Furniture Fair, Salone del Mobile is the best source for trends and inspiration in the furniture and design world. I love taking this annual trip to discover new brands and ideas, as well as taking in the energy of
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The Entertainer
Architecturally designed in conjunction with the homeowners, this project brief was straightforward. It called for coordinated joinery throughout the entire home including ensuite, bathroom, walk-in robe, laundry and a kitchen that was easy to work i
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Book Club
HARDIE GRANT PUBLISHING | $55 There’s something super soothing about The Art of Place. Sometimes all you need is some sunshine and a good book. The first book from this celebrated American designer and architect balances historic detail and modern el
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Creative Selection
Joi is deeply moved by humour, strength and song lyrics. Her paintings are part-abstract, with large, blocked-out colourful shapes, and part Dr Seuss, with zany characters that act out the nuanced interactions we all face in our day-to-day lives. Joi
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Maryanne Moodie
During an art storeroom cleanout, a chance encounter with a loom led to a change in direction for art teacher Maryanne Moodie. Juggling a nine-to-five job and a growing family, the designer took it as a sign for a new beginning. Now a fully fledged w
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Colour Me Happy
In a tranquil sea of mostly neutral interiors, coloured kitchens tend to make a splash in KBDi’s Designer Awards program. In this feature, we share some of the past entries that caught our attention with their highlight hues. Melbourne designer Jenef
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Adam Drexler
When asked to describe his style, Adam Drexler sums it up in one word: eclectic. “To elaborate in a few words, I’d say quirky, unpredictable, premium, accessible and entertaining,” he says. And that, in a nutshell, encapsulates the Matt Blatt brand,
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Art Lovers Australia
Sourcing the right piece of art for your home to create the look you want becomes a whole lot easier with Art Lovers Australia’s online art marketplace. Art Lovers is the brainchild of co-founders Jarrod Knight and Nancy Donaldson. They began the onl
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KITCHEN & BATHROOM TRENDS
Contemporary kitchens and bathrooms are all about good looks, serviceability and design. They’re the most expensive rooms in a home because of the plumbing and fixtures and fittings, so getting it right the first time will save you time, money and he
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The Latest
Leading Australian furniture and design brand Coco Republic has announced it’s opening its first New Zealand boutique in mid-2019 at Westfield Newmarket in Auckland. The 1000sqm Coco Republic Auckland boutique, which will also house L’Americano Espre
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Wild About Winter
Did you know the lowest recorded temperature ever was-133.6 degrees at the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Antarctica? While it doesn’t reach anywhere near those incredible lows here (our record was-25 degrees in the Snowy Mountains), plenty of
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A Contemporary Classic
we love THE BOLD USE OF COLOUR AND ART Rather than the typical “modern box” you find added onto the back of many spruced-up heritage homes, Elgin Street’s addition is distinctly contemporary yet sits effortlessly with the existing character of the st
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Smarten Up
You’ve probably already got some basic tech devices in your home, such as a smart TV and perhaps an automated sprinkler system. Taking it up a notch, a smart home builds on that concept, creating a network of controllable automated devices that work
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Durability Meets Decorum
Bellevue Hill Residence is the recent renovation and extension of a problematic three-level harbourside property by Brooke Aitken Design. “The original house was badly built with a horrific ’90s renovation,” architect and interior designer Brooke Ait
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Brutal Beauty
Boasting more awards than you can shake an auctioneer’s gavel at, Roscommon House provides a blueprint for how a new home can sit comfortably alongside its local history. A healthy respect for the past and a desire for longevity influenced this Perth
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Let Me Entertain You
There’s only one word guests utter when taking a peek at this backyard beauty: “Wow.” Dean Herald of Rolling Stone Landscapes has gone above and beyond to make this once tired area the shining star of the home, delivering a design that offers the bes
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Head In The Clouds
Walking into this home, you wouldn’t know it was an apartment if it weren’t for the incredible views. Spacious, modern and luxurious, this gorgeous Gold Coast penthouse features everything you could want and more. The penthouse had been the original
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Product Spotlight
The new Dowell DesignerLine™ product range has taken alfresco living one step further with the introduction of its beautifully designed bifold servery window and bifold door system. Bifold door systems provide an ideal opportunity to maximise living
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Unassuming And Utterly Gorgeous
Armadale House has a mature face and a modified body. Designed by Tom Robertson Architects and constructed by Built By Luxe, the three-bedroom family home is effortlessly cool. Resting calmly and comfortably among its Melbourne neighbours, the house
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Industrial Elegance
With youth and talent on his side, 29-year-old Rob Gray has built a forever home with style and comfort in mind. Rob has been erecting homes for satisfied clients since launching Graya Construction in 2012. After perfecting his craft and building imp
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Choose Your Style
With 38 colours available in four different finishes, Neolith is perfect for every project. Transforming imagination into functionality, Neolith is more than a breathtaking sintered stone. This surface is scratch-, stain- and heat-resistant, as well
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Are You Worried WINTER IS COMING
In an average Australian home, it is estimated 79-86% of heat gain and 46-61% of heat loss can be attributed to poor performing windows (source: SWA Project 2012*). It’s little wonder that energy efficiency specifications now form part of the buildin
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Brick By Brick
Intended as a retirement home in which the owners could entertain friends, children and grandchildren, Three Chimney House is built around the site’s existing trees, some of which were planted by the clients who have lived on the block of land for 20
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Ed’s LETTER
That’s right, it’s a new issue and a new face at the helm. While April takes a well-earned rest to enjoy motherhood, I’m delighted to be taking you through the very best and latest trends, must-haves and interiors in the colourful world of home desig
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Tee Off And Settle In
Studio RHE’s La Vinya Villa is a four-bedroom home built around Catalunya’s PGA Championship Golf Course. Nipping at the heels of the famed Pyrenees mountain range, the villa is utterly spoilt with views and surrounded by some of Mother Nature’s fine
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Catriona Pollard
Growing up surrounded by the bush of country New South Wales, Catriona Pollard says her art is an extension of the outdoors. Spending her childhood summers at the beach and school holidays camping surrounded by trees, dams and plant life, it’s no sur
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