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Belle April 2021

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Belle is an interior design and decoration magazine, with a focus on Australia and the world’s finest homes. Belle keeps readers up to date with local and international news and trends in design, interiors, art, architecture, furniture, fabrics and wallpaper, food, travel and luxury goods.

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Country:
Australia
Language:
English
Publisher:
Are Media Pty Limited
Frequency:
Bimonthly
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8 Issues

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1 min.
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1 min.
call for entries

» In association with FANULI, Australia’s leading furniture and design brand, Belle is delighted to announce that entries are open for the 2021 INTERIOR DESIGN AWARDS » Now in its eleventh year, this prestigious awards program is committed to supporting the creativity and innovation of the local industry by celebrating and rewarding excellence in Australian interior design and decoration by individuals, partnerships and design practices at residential, hospitality and commercial levels. 2021 AWARDS CATEGORIES » BEST RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR » BEST RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR – READERS’ CHOICE » BEST RESIDENTIAL KITCHEN DESIGN » BEST RESIDENTIAL BATHROOM DESIGN » BEST HOSPITALITY INTERIOR » BEST COMMERCIAL INTERIOR » BEST WORK WITH COLOUR » EMERGING DESIGN STAR » HALL OF FAME » BELLE/FANULI INTERIOR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY SUPPORTING SPONSORS ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2021 FOR AN ENTRY KIT AND FURTHER DETAILS, PLEASE EMAIL BELLEAWARDS@AREMEDIA.COM.AU…

3 min.
editor’s letter

Welcome to the April 2021 issue of Belle. Many people have now returned to corporate offices or their version of pre-pandemic industry, but the way we work, live and travel has certainly changed forever. And there is a definite upside! In this issue, we profile Randal Marsh and Roger Wood, partners in award-winning Victorian firm Wood Marsh Architecture on p44. Roger Wood’s comments about learning from the pandemic really resonate with me. “I realised that going to the office at 8.30am and leaving at 6.30pm was some kind of Dickensian obligation on my behalf. I think we now work smarter and are more flexible,” he says. I agree – the pandemic has forced us to use technology to explore possibilities and there’s no going back. Hooray – that oft-talked-about yet…

1 min.
just gorgeous

1 QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary is a fabulous retrospective on the dynamic designer, entrepreneur and marketer Dame Mary Quant. And it’s coming to Bendigo Art Gallery, having had a sell-out season at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum. This is a vibrant exhibition – a poppy parade of fun fashion, touching anecdotes from women who wore Mary Quant, and an insight into a powerful role model whose collaborations were way ahead of her time. March 20 to July 11, 2021. bendigoregion.com.au 2 RED CENTRE Emily Imeson’s recent exhibition ‘Ancient River, River Red’ is a gentle depiction of dramatic Northern Territory landscapes. Emily is a recipient of a Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship. saintcloche.com 3 ALVAR AALTO’S AMAZING AMETHYST To celebrate 140 years of enlightened Nordic design, Iittala’s iconic Aalto vase has…

2 min.
spy belle

Trends may come and go, but these design opuses and contemporary collectables will always read beautifully. STYLIST’S ASSISTANT OLGA LEWIS. PHOTOGRAPHED ON LOCATION AT THE STATE LIBRARY OF NEW SOUTH WALES.…

2 min.
global village

1_BRIGHT SPARK Canadian lighting studio Lambert & Fils has toasted its tenth anniversary with the opening of a Tribeca showroom where contemporary pieces are accentuated by 19th-century architectural features. lambertetfils.com; livingedge.com.au 2_MADE TO MEASURE Sydney designer Daniel Boddam applies a considered simplicity to both his architectural projects and his bespoke furniture collections. The ‘Oscar’ high cabinet and ‘Geo’ round table are shown here. danielboddam.com 3_FLOWER POWER Celebrated New York artist Wayne Pate’s geometrics and silhouettes of flora and objects have been translated onto a range of decorative handcrafted terracotta tiles for Balineum. ‘Flora Exotica IV’ is pictured. balineum.co.uk 4_NEW YORK GROOVE Artistic spirit abounds at the Ace Hotel in Brooklyn, designed by Roman and Williams. Its design reflects the locale’s creative fabric. acehotel.com/brooklyn 5_FULL CIRCLE Named after Nick Drake’s song about new beginnings, Italian designers Studiopepe’s low-carbon-footprint ‘Pink Moon’…