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HIGH IMPACT HUES • Affordable and easy to find, coloured glassware is a decorator’s secret weapon when it comes to energising a tired interior
fave finds • A whole bunch of things we love…
the new drop • Looking to update your tablescape? Check out the brand new homewares collection from Seed Heritage
GANNI MARAIS, PARIS • Fun and frivolity reign supreme in a candy-coloured retail space in Paris’ fourth arrondissement
beauty spot • About face: indulge in a luxe moment with monochrome essentials
breaking moulds • For more than 20 years, Sydney-based Mud Australia has been bringing beauty to tables around the world
table the ideas • Curate a beautiful coffee-table collection with a tome for every design taste. Here we present the latest must-have releases
supporting act • The Bowen College called for a revamp, so real living, Kmart and The Reach Foundation came to the rescue!
Colour your Kitchen • From cottage blues to dynamic reds, these versatile freestanding cookers come in a range of new vibrant hues to spice up your entertaining.
HOMES • STYLISH/INSPIRATONAL/CLEVER
THINK PINK CHIC • Pink has never looked as classy as it does inside the Sydney home of Alyce Tran, one of Australia’s most stylish entrepreneurs
THE CANDY HOUSE • Surprising colour combinations, vintage treasures, velvet upholstery and bold floral prints come together harmoniously in this home by the sea
LIVING WITH COLOUR • A creative Melbourne couple used colour and art to transform a warehouse apartment into an eclectic entertainer’s paradise
HOME WITH HEART • Exuding a calm befitting its natural setting, this peaceful home is the result of thoughtful design and holistic attention to detail
SHOP • SEEIT/LOVEIT/BUY
THE BOLD TYPE • For a boudoir with bags of personality, choose invigorating colour and an eclectic mix of patterns – and wake up with a smile every day
where I shop • Founder of creative agency Hatrik House, Sophia Athas, reveals her favourite spots to shop for fashion, beauty and design
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DECORATE • ROOMS/TRENDS/IDEAS
OVER THE RAINBOW • Vibrant shades from their childhoods inform a New York couple’s colour choices in their bright Brooklyn abode
ADVICE • UPDATES/IDEAS/KNOW-HOW
COLOUR BLOCK CODE • A pair of creatives renovated their apartment for their young family and the result is a masterclass in colour and small-space style
shutter bug • Odd-shaped windows and tricky walls pose a problem when it comes to selecting curtains and blinds, but plantation shutters are here to solve those pesky problems. No matter the shape, style or material required, there’s a plantation shutter to serve your purpose.
OUTSIDE • STYLE/RELAX/EXPLORE
COURT YARD HOUSE • Tasteful tangles of seasonal wildflowers bloom beautifully in an outside room that optimises space and provides shelter from the weather
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EAT • SAVOUR/SHARE
PASTA DONE RIGHT • The secret to successful pasta is getting the basics right. Follow the tips of Melbourne restaurant Al Dente’s Andrea Vignali and Davide … and away you...