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The Latest
We definitely want to live in Remodern’s beautiful new showroom. Located in Cheltenham, one of Melbourne’s up-and-coming areas for designers, it offers a curated collection of furniture, lighting and accessories, all of which are a great reflection o
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On A Mission
Courtyard Deck House comprises the restoration and addition of a Spanish Mission-style home in Hampton. Sited at the front of the block, the home was all cream bricks and terracotta roof (in other words, it was well past its expiration date and neede
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Dark Detail
The homeowners, who are designers by trade, have stepped over to the dark side with an all-black kitchen in their new house in Masterton, New Zealand. Having seen and built a lot of white kitchens, they wanted to do something different for their own
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Harbourside Oasis
Just north of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and around the corner from Taronga Zoo is a new house that embraces the motto “go big or go home”. International architecture firm SAOTA and Sydney’s own TKD Architects designed the substantial Mosman House. “A
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Style File
We spoke to some of Australia’s top designers and industry professionals for a sneak peak of what’s ahead in the trending world of furniture. In Scandinavian crafted furniture and interior design, natural oak and blonde timbers are the traditional ch
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Mi Casa, Su Casa
If you thought winning the meat raffle at the local RSL was exciting, imagine scooping a house in Mexico! As that’s the first prize in an annual raffle organised by the Technological University of Monterrey, the winner of Casa TEC 205 has hit the jac
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Hot Property
When you think of winter, what images come to mind? Perhaps it’s sipping steaming mugs of hot chocolate while curled up with your favourite book, or enjoying the company of friends and family by a roaring fire. Regardless of your favourite winter pas
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Compound Interest
As the oldest house on the street and one of the few remaining 1900s timber weatherboard cottages in the area, this home in Putney lies on a generous 865sqm block of land. Holding the original farm building for the Imperial Dairy Company, the site’s
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Best Foot Forward
Both carpeting and timber have stood the test of time as beautiful and practical flooring solutions that suit many homes. Carpeting is soft and sumptuous underfoot and it’s available in a huge array of colours. Timber flooring is aesthetically beauti
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Contentment In The Country
Perched on a 100-acre farm and surrounded by light bush and rolling fields, Bonnie Doon House is so fair dinkum it makes the Southern Cross weak at the celestial knees. After the removal of an existing portable cabin on the property 200km north-east
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Water Wonderland
Imagine lounging on a daybed with a chilled cocktail while the kids splash about, then, when night falls, friends and family gather and the party continues in the spa under a twinkling canopy of stars. But of course, creating your perfect outdoor wat
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French Connection
The recently renovated and extended Riviera Hideaway is everything you’d imagine, and more. As if out of a French fairy tale, the villa materialises down a narrow, winding road high in the sun-dappled hills of Cassis. Neighboured by stone walls and v
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Live The Dream
Steve Pisani Steve Pisani is the national builder business manager at James Hardie. scyon.com.au No two renovation projects are the same. From small home extensions to entire style revamps, homeowners usually have a specific goal in mind and have to
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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 building
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Sitting Pretty
Renowned Sydney-based building firm, Starr Constructions, is a class act — and this beautiful home in Sydney’s Inner West showcases the company’s style to perfection. Located in the chic neighbourhood of Annandale, this home for a young family of fou
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Kate St James, FDIA Kate St James is the former editor-in-chief of Home Design and Grand Designs Australia magazines. An interior designer by trade, Kate is the co-founder of interior design company St James Whitting. stjameswhitting.com In interior
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From India With Love
The Australian furniture trade can expect to see a fresh change in the form of a new Indian company that is underpinned by family values and which has been inspired by the world’s best. Stanley Lifestyles will be bringing its indelible mark of qualit
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Native With A Twist
Although it’s a long way from Queenstown, New Zealand — the location of this picturesque property — Japan has inspired the world with its distinctive approach to garden design, and this influence is evident here. Inspired by their time living in Japa
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The weather has cooled right down and that means it’s time to get cosy indoors. In Style Source we take a look at chic blankets, cushions and throws that will not only help you cuddle up on the sofa, but are also an easy way to inject colour, style a
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Creative Selection
1/ The name might be a mouthful, but once you step inside the doors of this unique gallery space you’re in for a tasty treat. The gallery holds a collection of more than 17,000 works of historical, modern and contemporary art and stages a dynamic pro
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Inner-city Chic
Renowned for its rows of restored terrace homes, Paddington in Sydney offers many design treats, including this property that sets the benchmark for modern multi-level outdoor living. Designed by Adam Robinson Design and implemented by The Garden Soc
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It’s hard to believe, but the Australian retailer known for always-modern, modular design actually has quite a few years under its belt! Celebrating 40 years, OZ Design Furniture was opened in 1979, originally under the name of The Great Australian D
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Kellie North
Self-portrait artist Kellie North creates thought-provoking, beautiful imagery of the feminine form. Her work has been described as visual poetry — it’s highly emotive and unwaveringly evocative. “I like to capture feminine, somewhat faceless figures
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Product Review
Jindara Woodheating proudly introduces the stunning Jindara Spectre dual-door range. Fully designed and manufactured in Ararat, Victoria, the powerful Spectre models offer a visually striking centrepiece that will showcase the spectacular flames insi
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Book Club
ZOE ELLISON & ALEX LEGENDRE HARDIE GRANT BOOKS | $65 Are you looking to add to your collection of interior design books? A Life Less Ordinary deserves a spot on your bookshelf. Zoe and Alex have created a beautiful shopping and interiors experience w
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Camie Lyons
It’s hard not to love the work of Camie Lyons. The Australian artist experiments with the very processes and materials of sculpting to create startling interpretations of the human experience. Camie’s successful artistic career has spanned more than
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Rachel Ron
From lawyer to self-made designer, Rachel Ron migrated from Israel to Australia with creativity and passion running through her veins. Coming from a family of artists, architects, seamstresses and musicians, it’s no surprise Rachel’s thirst for a uni
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Industrial Luxury
Designed by Workroom, this grand, top-floor studio apartment is a pinnacle in contemporary architecture. Drawing inspiration from industrial design trends, the open-plan interior embodies a serenity that flows throughout the entire space. The focal p
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