Home Design

Issue #24.2 2022

Home Design is committed to bringing readers great ideas, products and services from the best of Australian and international design, building, architecture, and decorating. With a strong editorial team, headed by editor, April Ossington we continue to ensure the delivery of only the latest news, features and profiles giving both our consumer and industry readers the information they need to keep up to date with the latest trends and design directions. Purchase includes the Digital Edition and News Service. Please stay in touch via our Facebook Page.

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in this issue

2 min
ed’s letter

Bring out the fine china and put on Everyone your favourite party attire — it’s time to celebrate! Welcome to the annual Collector’s Edition. It’s jam-packed full of sound advice, fresh trends, and the latest styles and products to help you create your dream home. The theme this issue is refreshing your home. Deciding to embark on a big reno is exciting, but it can become overwhelming really quickly. Our Renovating Up and Out feature provides expert advice, tips and inspiration to help start you on the right foot. Speaking of renovating, this issue we kick off our Home Design Renovation of the Year awards. We asked our readers to upload some before and after renovation images — big or small, interior or exterior, kitchen, bathroom and the whole house. I…

2 min
design society

IVER ARCHITECTURAL DOOR HARDWARE Iver is the exciting new Australian brand offering aspirational yet accessible door hardware and accessories. Although new to the market, Iver’s creator — Adelaide-based Southern Design Group (SDG) — has been in the industry since 1982 and is today a leading supplier of architectural hardware products in Australia. As innovators within its market, Southern Design Group is committed to addressing the market needs for door hardware and accessories, leading to the launch of Iver — a range of design-led products offering exceptional quality to withstand life’s demands. Keeping quality at the core of each design, all Iver levers, knobs, pulls and accessories are forged from solid-forged brass, with door levers meeting the highest durability rating under the Australian standard. iver.com.au GE1 DAYBED Designed by Hans J. Wegner and produced…

1 min
knock on wood

2 min
out & about

COCO REPUBLIC FLAGSHIP STORE, BALGOWLAH, NSW Coco Republic’s new flagship store in Balgowlah is here and it’s stunning! Designed by award-winning architects Alexander & Co, the three-storey retail store sprawls over 2650sqm, making it the largest supersite of its kind. It offers a unique and inspiring retail experience, allowing patrons to browse luxury furniture and homewares while enjoying a fresh brew from the inhouse L’Americano cafe, before exploring the interior design lab or getting comfortable in one of the dedicated meeting rooms. cocorepublic.com.au TOKYO PRIVATE DINING ROOM, WINDSOR, VICTORIA Japanese restaurant Tokyo Tina has introduced the new Tokyo Private dining room by esteemed Melbourne hospitality design team Ewert Leaf. Opened in late September, the intimate private dining room has been fashioned in the style of a luxe Japanese train carriage from the 1970s.…

3 min
pierce widera

Forget Pierce Brosnan, the hottest Pierce going around right now is of the Widera variety. Melbourne-based Pierce Widera is the creative partnership of Amy Pierce and Nat Widera. The award-winning architecture and interior design practice has been painting the town red (or should that be pink?) with distinctly resolved and highly impactful projects. Pierce Widera provides architectural and interior design services for customers looking to secure a fresh, layered space with selectively strong materiality and unusual detailing. “We are extremely passionate about what we do,” says Nat. “Our mission is to enhance life through excellent and timeless design.” We’re guessing Amy and Nat were decorating their mothers’ wombs, because both were born with an innate sense of creativity that blossomed throughout childhood and resulted in the establishment of their own business,…

2 min
az de la cruz & jamie

Driven by a creative curiosity fuelled by the romance of creating more than just a space or a photograph, Haus of Cruze has made a name for itself as an inspirational and intuitive company that takes an evocative approach to every project. Offering services like interior design and styling, photography, videography and creative digital content creation, the talented team behind the brand have over 15 years of experience in the photography and design industries. At the helm is founder and director Az De La Cruz, and house director Jamie. The creatively inclined couple have long harboured artistic aspirations. “Jamie developed a passion for photography at a young age, which has now developed into a love for interior and product photography,” explains Az, who has always had a natural flair for design…