Australian Home Beautiful3 min de lectureArchitecture
Smooth Operator
Although hard flooring might present a bit of a tough landing for little ones, this underfoot surface scores high for robust durability and a modern look. Sought out for its strength and classic beauty, key options for this stalwart include stone, ce
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Passion PROJECT
Sprinkling her decorating magic on her own family’s home in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs was simply a joy for interior designer Anna, who delights in helping others realise their vision. “As a designer, I enjoy testing out ideas and styles on my home
Australian Home Beautiful2 min de lectureCrime & Violence
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Flooring Handbook
PHOTOGRAPHY WILL HORNER HARE + KLEIN RUG, DESIGNER RUGS; ‘OSAKA’ NESTED TABLES, FEW & FAR; ‘WINSLOW’ VASE, COCO REPUBLIC; TEXLINE ‘ESSENCE’ VINYL FLOORING IN SHERWOOD CLEAR, GERFLOR. ■
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INSIDE STORY ALICE & STEVE’S HOME
WHO LIVES HERE? Alice, director of AV-ID Interior Decoration & Design; her husband Steve, a civil engineer; their daughters, Kara, 14, and Frankie, 11; and Rocket the whippet. HOW DID THE PROJECT CHANGE YOU? Alice: “It’s certainly made me much more i
Australian Home Beautiful4 min de lecture
For The Love Of LIBRARIES
Over 2000 years ago, the philosopher Plato said, “A house that has a library in it has a soul,” and his sentiment still rings true. A home brimming with books is bound to be a place of comfort, warmth and imagination, as your collection can inspire c
Australian Home Beautiful3 min de lectureArchitecture
Bathroom Heating: some Like It Hot
As your bathroom floor hits sub-Arctic temperatures underfoot and steamy showers get longer and longer, one of the hardest-working rooms in your home needs to be toasty and warm, while fending off the dreaded mould and mildew that can creep up on thi
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3 Unique Stays
FROM THE WHISTLING TREETOPS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA TO THE SPARKLING CLIFF FACE OF MARION BAY, HERE’S OUR ROUND-UP OF THE MOST INSPIRING AIRBNB STAYS THAT’LL HAVE YOU ACTIVATING YOUR OUT-OF-OFFICE AND BOOKING A WEEKEND OFF THE GRID. Nothing beats the wi
Australian Home Beautiful2 min de lectureComputers
News: smart Homes
Transform your living room into a gallery with the new iteration of Samsung’s The Frame TV. When you’re not bingeing the latest Netflix series, it can be switched to Art Mode to display a piece of art. We’re loving the new customisable features, such
Australian Home Beautiful3 min de lecture
Tread Gently
Softly does it, where carpet is concerned. Despite the dominance of timber and laminate, “Carpet has a style all of its own,” declares Nicole Canty of Choices Flooring. “From luxurious and elegant to casual and comfy, it can give a space an entirely
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Inside Story
WHO LIVES HERE? Zoe, owner of i gigi and i gigi General Store in the UK, her partner Fabio, who works in the brewing industry, and their son Otis, four. WHAT’S THE SECRET TO MERGING VINTAGE AND CONTEMPORARY PIECES SUCCESSFULLY? Zoe: “Choices are alwa
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Finding Home
Looking into a Zoom call, British expat Rachel has her two worlds reflected back in side-by-side mode. Her old life in England is in one screen: nostalgic and warm. The other shows the way she lives now with her family-of-five in an updated Federatio
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SHOP WATCH: The Sheet Society
The Sheet Society’s chic new Melbourne store invites you to get into bed with the experts, and tailor your perfect night’s sleep. Play with colour combos and use the store’s Bed Builder – an augmented-reality tool – that uses your smartphone to let y
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Latest In: unearthed
DON’T LET A SMALL OUTDOOR SPACE LIMIT YOUR GREEN THUMB CAPABILITIES. TRY VERTICAL WALL PLANTING AND DECORATIVE POTS, SUCH AS THE ‘PAPERCUT’ WALL PLANTER IN BLUE, $75, BOWL IN BLUE, $155, AND PLANTER IN BEIGE, $99, ALL FROM JONES & CO. PERFECT FOR APA
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Unsung Icons: inspirational Sayings
Australians have one of the world’s longest traditions of decorating our homes with art. Just this year, a 17,300-year-old painting of a kangaroo was discovered in the Kimberley region. Equally astounding was the fact that it measured two metres long
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5 Minutes With: Fabio Paulucci
What inspired you to start building tiny homes? Fabio: “I saw that many of us are living in large houses that we can’t afford, with higher walls between us and the community, smaller blocks of land and more concrete than nature around us. That inspir
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INSIDE STORY ANNA & JONNIE’S HOME
WHO LIVES HERE? Anna, an interior designer, her husband Jonnie, an accountant; their children Archie, 12, Livie, nine, and Joey, five; and Toby the Wonderdog. WHAT’S THE MOST SENTIMENTAL PIECE IN YOUR HOME? Anna: “The dining table. It’s made from rec
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In The Know: What’s Hot
What do you get when an interior architect-turned-furniture designer, and an ex-Google sales executive merge their talents? The future of furniture shopping. Founded by creative couple Caroline and Andrew Olah, Australian label ‘Reddie’ is redefining
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Book Extract: the Retreat
Within the home of photographer Marnie Hawson, a series of intimate, calming spaces unfold, which embody her desire to nurture a more sustainable existence, both in the way she lives and chooses to work. Having enjoyed a previous career as an environ
Australian Home Beautiful4 min de lectureCooking, Food & Wine
Destination Style: daylesford, Vic
Known for its world-famous mineral springs and spa resorts, Daylesford is nestled in the Central Highlands area of Victoria, 108 kilometres north-west of Melbourne. Boasting a rich history, award-winning eateries and wineries, and a stunning lake and
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Winter GETAWAY
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Steal The Style: Urban Oasis
Towering above busy commuters at the Clarence Street entrance to Sydney’s Wynyard train station is the Doma Group’s latest project, Little National Hotel, created by architect Guy Lake and designer Hayden Crawford of Bates Smart. With a hint of Japan
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Sleep Tight
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Jewel BOX
Melbourne interior designer Alice has always been in her element expressing her creative flair in other people’s homes, but she had to don rose-coloured glasses to see the potential in her own home. In fact, more than a decade passed before the time
Australian Home Beautiful4 min de lecture
Kitchens: at Your Service
Once the gathering point for daily dinners, celebratory meals and family meetings, the traditional dining room has got some competition. While we’re spending more time than ever in the heart of the home, it’s for reasons beyond meal times. “As Austra
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Fine Grain
Australians love timber boards – and it’s clear why. They combine toughness with tactility, while the grain lends a decorative element. “Natural timber provides an authentic warmth and depth to your home unlike any other finish,” says Nicole Canty of
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The Botanical Art Of William T. Cooper
BY WENDY COOPER (NLA PUBLISHING, $65) From the primordial dry country to the dense jungles of northern Australia, William T. Cooper brings the wonders of the land to life with his delicate illustrations. A sensorial read for all flora enthusiasts.
Australian Home Beautiful6 min de lectureRegional & Ethnic
Gather ROUND
Serves 15-20 300g Kalamata olives750g red seedless grapes200g gorgonzola dolce or creamy blue250g wedge French brie350g wedge vintage cheddar150g Spanish truffle cheese100g goats camembert cheese100g quince or cabernet paste100g fennel & garlic salam
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25 Ways To Cosy Up Your Home
When furnishing your living room, remember that comfort equals cosiness. A big, sink-in sofa is “the perfect piece for creating an immediate sense of casual comfort,” says interior designer Lydia Maskiell. Look for a piece that’s “deep and sumptuous”
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