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GRAPHIC CONTENT • A modern approach to decorating with print and pattern calls for emboldened designs and architectural shapes from decades past
fave finds • A whole bunch of things we love… … and some more!
OBJECTS OF DESIRE • Following the launch of Cartier’s covetable new objects and accessories collection, the luxury maison’s relationship with home decor is enjoying a renaissance
water works • Tapware company Vola is an alumnus of Denmark’s golden age of design and the producer of the first modern mixer taps
space crush • This kaleidoscopic childrens’ centre is a formative lesson in colouring outside the lines
lookbooks • Feast your eyes upon (and treat your interiors to) our edit of new tomes
beauty spot • Add a little va-va-voom to your everyday look with these scarlet essentials
Come together • Autumn makes for the perfect time to ent ertain at home - invite friends and family to celebr ate good times, good company and gr eat food.
Room for plenty of food and laughter • Whether they’re dropping in for tapas and drinks or staying for a meal, a great dining table is essential in any entertainer’s home. Mix and match chairs for a bespoke feel.
A space to unwind and connect • Slow down and make time to appreciate all that is good about life right now. Linger over lunch at a shared table or retreat to the lounge after dinner to relax.
Graze and relax together outside • Put the world on hold and take your plates and guests outside. Whether it’s from your deck or under the shade of a t ree on the grass, outdoor dining makes the most of the beautiful autumn weather.
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MATERIALCULTURE • A creative homeowner puts her own spin on Parisian style with heavenly textiles, timeless designs and a sophisticated way with colour
shop it! Experiment with a fusion of interior styles in a neutral scheme
ITALIAN STUDIES • The restoration of this 16th century apartment in Italy is a lesson in how to celebrate a home’s design history
shop it! Layer effortlessly cool rattan pieces with soft sage hues
GEOMETRY CLASS • A creative family enlisted top firm Kennedy Nolan to overhaul their Melbourne home and dream up spaces full of character and colour
shop it! Work these pieces into both contemporary and classic interiors
SCENE CHANGE • Redecorating her Hamptons beach house gave this interiors expert the opportunity to refine her style
shop it! Channel Athena’s refined take on Hamptons style
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CURVES AHEAD • Gather round: there’s beauty to be found in the softness of circles, arcs and spheres
pretty panache • Give the grandmillenial trend a romantic refashion with delicate patterns and modern proportions
dramatic arts • The Italian maestros of maximalism put a major spin on patchwork with a mosaic of fabrics, patterns and styles
sew sweet • Quilting, crocheting and knitting techniques imbue modern designs with femininity, frivolity and nostalgia
where I shop • From rare vintage fashion to wellness essentials, Arnsdorf founder and designer Jade Sarita Arnott reveals her favourite retail destinations
CULINARY TOUR • Our edit of gorgeous kitchens from around the world serves up delicious design inspiration