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Winter WONDERLAND
a comfortable winter home is warm and inviting. There are textured throws draped over sofas, plump scatter cushions and subtle ambient lighting. Shades drawn on the windows keep out winter chills and a roaring fire beckons. Whether that’s putting a c
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Sangeeta Mahajan
Sangeeta Mahajan’s work goes beyond the physical form. It reveals hidden and sometimes conflicting emotions. It’s deeply immersive, drawing in the viewer. The movement, tone and sensuality in her work is compelling, with an emphasis on chiaroscuro —
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Project Team
ARCHITECT Ursino Architects, ursino.com.au BUILDER Dilcara, dilcara.com.au INTERIOR DESIGNER Made by Alas, madebyalas.com.au INTERIOR STYLIST Trio Style Co, triostyleco.com LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT EcoDesign, ecodesign.com.au Structural and stormwate
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Fit For Life
How has COVID-19 and the subsequent work from home (WFH) movement impacted fitness trends? With WFH becoming a normal way of life since the pandemic started, the home has become a place to live your entire life — from sleeping to eating, working, st
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Carley Bourne
carley Bourne loves nature, botanicals and splashes of lively colour; a sense of joy permeates her work. It simply makes you smile. She is an abstract impressionist artist, her inspiration drawn from the relaxed tropical abode she calls home. She say
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Book Club
JOEL BEATH, ELIZABETH PRICE SMITH STREET BOOKS | $60 In Never Too Small, Joel Beath and Elizabeth Price draw inspiration from a diverse collection of apartment designs all smaller than 50sqm/540sq ft. Through the lens of five small-footprint design p
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TURNING Japanese
apetite holiday house that sits peacefully in a picturesque alpine ski town is a perfect place to escape from the maddening crowd for this family of five. Wanaka is the gateway to the picturesque alps and wilderness, beech forests and snow-capped mou
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Aussie Legends
Dollar Curtains + Blinds is a trusted name in Australian households. It’s as Australian as Vegemite or the Hills Hoist. But unlike many products with Aussie origins, Dollar Curtains + Blinds has retained ownership on our shores — it’s still a family
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Wonder Walls
Have you noticed that wall panelling has made a major comeback in recent years? It’s now a mainstay design feature in many grand designs. Whether it’s used as a feature piece or throughout the entire home, wall options are no longer limited to the ch
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LIFE IN colour
at the time of writing, famed artist Henry Matisse is front of mind as there is an exhibition of his colourful interior designs for the Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence at the Art Gallery of NSW. Matisse described the chapel on the French Riviera as his
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Materials MATTER
The owners of this Queens Park courtyard garden wanted to reclaim their uninspiring and unused backyard with a contemporary design that was clean, uncluttered and had a sense of flow. For Trystan Graham, director of Outdoor Establishments, the materi
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Creative Edit
Take a look at what’s happening in the world of architecture and interior design ■
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From the Editor
l ike most people, I’m sure you are sick of hearing about COVID-19. But we can’t escape the fact that it has had both short- and long-term effects on what feels like almost everything. It’s certainly had positive and negative effects on the home indu
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The Heart Of The Home
Kalora is an Australian-owned designer and manufacturer of wood and gas-fire heaters. The company’s service and products are undeniably a cut above the rest, with outstanding craftsmanship in build quality. There’s also a vast product range that offe
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From Peter Maddison
in thinking about what makes a sustainable home, there are many things that come to mind: insulation, orientation, solar collection and battery storage, materials selection, embodied energy, carbon miles and heat recovery systems. An array of these t
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BATHROOM Serenity
A bathroom should be a relaxing space where one can wash the day away in a tranquil environment. Unfortunately, the outdated former bathroom here felt anything but relaxing, with its combined shower and bath, restricted bench space and not enough sto
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WHAT’S NEW ON THE green SCENE?
The construction industry is beginning to embrace greener building practices like never before. It’s not just a subtle shift in momentum. There is a collective consciousness that’s now front of mind for many. Informed and innovative designers and bui
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LIVING IN luxury
Tell us about your journey to becoming general manager for Gaggenau? I have spent all of my career in the building and design industry and love being a part of creating something from beginning to end. Throughout my time in this industry, the way we
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IN THE raw
this striking forever home speaks directly to family living, with plenty of spaces to gather together and quiet spaces to retreat to, along with ample room to entertain when friends drop by. Before the project there was a period-style solid-brick adj
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Modern Luxury
Design trends come and go, but few stand the test of time. Throughout history, marble has been the pinnacle of luxury. But in today’s fast-paced lifestyle, architects, designers and homeowners are looking towards quartzite to push the boundaries of d
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SERENE & stylish
This generously appointed kitchen features open timber shelving with a marble splashback behind. The timber detail blends with the timber flooring and breaks up the expanse of white. Before the renovation, the kitchen was U-shaped, with dark-profiled
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ARCHITECTURE Snapshot
Franklin is a four-bedroom residence designed for a single owner with regularly visiting extended family. Sitting calmly on the lands of the Bunurong people, the site is situated along a road screened with dense shrubs about 400m from the bay in Port
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Searching For Something Unique?
The team at Schots Home Emporium specialises in “unearthing the uncommon”, so whether you’re browsing the website or visiting a store, you’ll come across many pieces you won’t find anywhere else. Specifically, you’ll find architectural signature piec
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New Generation Cork
It’s time to talk cork. We’re not talking “kitchen of the ‘70s” look, we’re talking a fresh, sleek offering from Cork Imports Australia while still embracing all the benefits of traditional cork. Featured inset, is the Calais Alloy tile soon to be se
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Project Team
ARCHITECTURE + INTERIOR DESIGN Andrew Hagemann Architecture, ah-a.com.au BUILDER Hugo Homes, hugohomes.com.au/ INTERIOR STYLIST Jo Carmichael Interior Design, jocarmichaelinteriors.com LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT Alfalfa Landscape, alfalfalandscape.com/
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Get Social
The award-winning Biripi Aboriginal Corporation Medical Centre’s Purfleet Clinic places wellbeing at the centre of the community and acknowledges the history of the site while pointing towards a more positive future. Built on the site of the former P
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BANG & OLUFSEN AT PREMIUM SOUND
Combining iconic design, sumptuous sound and seamless integration, Bang & Olufsen products represent the epitome of high-performance entertainment, and bringing Bang & Olufsen’s wide range of audio and video products to the Australian market is Premi
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Grand Designs Australia
Editor April Ossington Editor-at-Large Peter Maddison Sub-Editor Michelle Segal Contributors Peter Colquhoun, Chris Knierim, Crystal Amesbury, Carrol Baker, Louise Smithers Art Director Kate Podger Designer Kate Podger Plans Anthony Allars Ripple Hou
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Form & FUNCTION
This kitchen designed by JAG Kitchens highlights the impact that texture and contrast can have on the overall aesthetics of a kitchen design. The success of the project lies within more than just the perfect execution of form — it ultimately triumphs
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STREET Cred
Style and innovation go hand in hand with this bespoke two-storey design that captivates the imagination and pushes the boundaries of innovation. The comfortable family home was built to take advantage of its unique location on a triangular-shaped bl
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