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Australian Home Beautiful

Australian Home Beautiful April 2020

Home Beautiful is every home decorator's best friend. With more pages dedicated to homes than any other Australian title, Home Beautiful guides readers towards transforming their own homes into the kind of showplace they see within the magazine.  We demystify the rules of decorating and empower readers to become their own savvy decorators. Covering 5 main pillars - indoors, outdoors, renovate, decorate and food, Home Beautiful is a magazine catered to those who love the home they’re in.

Country:
Australia
Language:
English
Publisher:
Bauer Media Pty Ltd
Frequency:
Monthly
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12 Issues

in this issue

2 min.
editor’s letter

DESIGN & DECORATION At this time of year annually, we celebrate great design, colour confidence and, quite simply, the joy of decorating! It’s said that good design is invisible, that when things just work the way they’re supposed to, you don’t even notice them – like a drawer that slides closed gently and never catches little fingers, or a stand mixer with a setting that can whip eggs into the perfect meringue consistency. It’s about the little details you don’t consciously address until something doesn’t work the way you expect it to. Which means that great design is often unnoticed, unsung, completely invisible. This idea led us to ask ourselves – are some of the design principles we’re living by, such as that of the kitchen triangle (where the active cooking,…

1 min.
want more home beautiful?

WEBSITE Visit HB online for the latest news and ideas, plus style and decorating secrets to transform your home. homebeautiful.com.au PODCAST Got five minutes? Download your daily dose of expert advice, style hacks and design tips on your favourite podcast app. The Daily Home Edit SOCIAL For inspiration at your fingertips, find and follow HB on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest by searching ‘Home Beautiful’. @homebeautiful E-NEWSLETTER Sign up for our e-newsletter at homebeautiful.com.au for HB’s weekly drop of design news. Want to find us? Email homebeautiful@pacificmags.com.au…

1 min.
connect

HOMEBEAUTIFULMAG @HOMEBEAUTIFUL HOMEBEAUTIFUL.COM.AU PINTEREST.COM/HOMEBEAUTIFUL HOMEBEAUTIFUL@PACIFICMAGS.COM.AU THE DAILY HOME EDIT OUT AND ABOUT The HB team was lucky enough to get a sneak peek of the latest range from Beaumont Tiles (right) at the QVB’s stunning champagne bar, Reign, in Sydney. The event also marked 60 years of tile style for the family-run business. BEHIND THE SCENES This issue, our colour-filled decorating story (from page 39) was brought to life with beautiful blooms from floral stylist Sophie Rothwell (above) of Muscari. Visit muscari.com.au. MOST LOVED: INSTAGRAM POST Turns out we aren’t the only ones in need of a relaxing weekend under a shady palm. This outdoor oasis in Sydney designed by Stritt Design and Construction (and photographed by Simon Whitbread, right) was our most liked Instagram post this month. WE’D love TO HEAR FROM YOU! SEND AN EMAIL TO HOMEBEAUTIFUL@PACIFICMAGS.COM.AU TO LET US…

2 min.
in the know: what’s hot

SPIRIT OF FLORENCE SEVEN DESIGNS FROM THE ARCHIVE OF CREATIVE ICON FLORENCE BROADHURST HAVE BEEN BROUGHT TO LIFE AS CANVAS ART BY FLORENCE BROADHURST FABRICS. INSPIRED BY THE FRAMED SILK SCREENS FLORENCE USED TO PRINT TEXTILES, THE ART RANGES FROM FLORALS TO GEOMETRICS. ‘4 COLOUR PALM’ FRAMED CANVAS ART, $299, FLORENCEBROADHURSTFABRICS.COM. DESIGN AFICIONADOS CAN NOW SHOP international and local FURNITURE, LIGHTING AND ACCESSORIES AT DESIGN STORE CULT’S REIMAGINED E-COMMERCE WEBSITE. SHOP ONLINE AT CULTDESIGN.COM.AU. Amalfi dreaming The Amalfi Coast brings to mind visions of salty swims, tumbling cliffs and Aperol Spritzes. Graphic designer Patricia Braune’s latest range of textiles and wallpapers is influenced by this captivating Italian destination. ‘Olivia’ (above left) and ‘Positano’, from $98/m, patriciabraune.com. PRETTY PEBBLES THESE INCENSE HOLDERS MASQUERADING AS BUBBLES OF GLASS ARE BEYOND CUTE AND STILL LOOK SUPER CHIC WHEN NOT…

3 min.
global report: maison & objet

1 CARNIVALE FLAIR The 10th exhibition of French artistdesigner Hervé Van der Straeten was aptly named ‘Fun Ride,’ with a focus on bringing the whimsical spirit of funfairs to furniture. ‘Cristalloide’, made of iridescent stainless cubes for a rainbow effect (below) and sherbet yellow ‘Zappy’ (right) are just two of the outrageous and original consoles that make up the furniture collection. Visit vanderstraeten.fr/en/. 2 DESIGN DEBUT The future for Greenkiss, the latest ecofriendly interior brand to hit the global design scene, is bright. The Italian brand’s delightful debut includes a 20-piece capsule collection (including the ‘Niko’ sofa, below) that pays homage to the planet, as the sustainable furniture is made from recycled, regenerated or ethically produced materials. 3 UP AND COMING Receiving a Rising Talent Award for her colourful sculptures and carpets (including the Tufty…

4 min.
hobart

Australia’s southernmost capital is a bastion of cool that goes way beyond its lowest temperatures. The finish line of our most famous annual yacht race, host of The Taste Of Tasmania Festival and home to the nation’s edgiest museum of art, Hobart and its surrounds are also rich in history (did you know the city was settled years before Melbourne?), breathtaking landscapes, mouth-watering produce and super-stylish places to eat, shop and stay. Read on for our guide to the very best finds in Hobart. SHOP 1. Miss Arthur Home Goods Not so long ago, this neat-as-a-pin store was a rundown mechanic’s workshop. Now, it’s bright, light and filled with carefully curated items to bring a little joy to your housework. Located in New Norfolk (half an hour north-west of Hobart), next to big…