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Australian House & Garden
A WORLD AWAY • Drawing on countless international influences, this multifaceted home is the perfect fit for Globe West’s Stephen Mendel and his wife, Tanya.
LIFE & STYLE • From the Greek Islands to G&Ts, a few of Stephen Mendel’s first and favourite things.
TIPS ON TAP • From planning to plumbing, our design experts are here to shower you with their best advice on updating and futureproofing a bathroom.
Gift guide • CHIC GIFTS FOR WONDER WOMEN
To her, WITH LOVE • Looking for some gorgeous glassware, an artwork, a book or covetable treasure she wouldn’t buy for herself? We’ll help you find that special something…
Houses • CLEVER RENOVATIONS AND BRIGHT NEW POSSIBILITIES
PAST MADE PERFECT • Seeking somewhere spacious for the extended family to gather, one Melbourne couple spotted this unique property and really made it their own.
THE SOURCE • A heritage home, a modern pavilion … and some elegant pieces that expertly blend old and new.
ART OF SOUL • A thoughtful interior refresh has elevated this special weekender on Sydney’s Northern Beaches to a spectacular new level.
THE SOURCE • Muted tones taken from the landscape and luxe-yet-laidback pieces make for sophisticated barefoot living.
OPEN SEASON • Seeking to establish a new home base for their blended family, one Melbourne couple found a century-old tree offered more than shelter and beautiful views…
THE SOURCE • Serene green tones bring nature in; sleek black provides contrast to take the interior to another level.
HEAVY LIFTING • Referencing the solidity and permanence of castles, this residence looks right at home in Brisbane’s leafy suburbs.
THE SOURCE • The earthiness of timber, clay and terracotta keep this fairytale ‘castle’ grounded.
ALL GOOD THINGS • Four years after a major overhaul of this inner-Sydney terrace, the owner was ready to make one final push to transform it into a forever home.
THE SOURCE • Update your fabrics and surfaces for a more sophisticated aesthetic that is family-friendly too.
Restoration generation • When Jack Shapiro inherited his godfather’s Hobart home, he was determined to restore the dwelling to the joyful space he remembered.
THE SOURCE • Design classics and natural materials bring disparate eras and aesthetics together in the most beautiful way.
Gardens • PLANT-FOCUSED SPACES THAT INVITE AND DELIGHT
FULL EXPOSURE • This frontline coastal property on Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula is subjected to both surf mist and salt breezes, so it took some clever planting to produce a garden that digs in and looks at home in the bold location.
WILDEST DREAM • Starting with a humble paddock in Victoria’s West Gippsland, David Musker and Philip Hunter have built a wondrous garden, now celebrated in a new book.
Bathrooms and powder rooms • CLEAN, SERENE AND DREAMY
Happy place • A white-on-white palette and luxurious, personalised details ensure this ensuite is a calming retreat at the end of a long day.
Hotel style • With a guest suite this charming, visitors will want to stay forever…
Double act • Hidden features and timeless design make this family bathroom the perfect space to soak in.