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Inside Out February 2019

Australia's best interiors magazine, Inside Out delivers inspiring homes, clever design ideas and practical decorating solutions. Discover the latest homewares trends, stunning outdoor spaces, and what's new for the living room, kitchen, bathroom and garden.

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6 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
just landed…

…in the Inside Out offices, and while this isn’t my first proper issue as editor (I’m actually coming in at the tail end of the issue), this is just the beginning of a transformation of our own. One thing that we’re not changing is the support of our team of experts, in this, our annual expert issue. It’s the one issue where we let our team of industry insiders loose to share their areas of specialty in architecture, building, design and interiors. These are our regular contributors and their high regard in their industries is why we picked them to collaborate with this issue. To that end, we will cover the biggest trends in the shelter category using all their tricks and tips, from finding the right window dressing to sourcing the…

3 min.
our experts

tiles David Signorino As the marketing manager behind Melbourne institution Signorino Tile Gallery (signorino.com.au), David is a key part of the family business’s ongoing success. Armed with an immense product knowledge and a strong commitment to environmentally conscious production practices, he’s the man to ask when you need to know the ins and outs of tiles and stone surfaces. styling Jono Fleming Inside Out’s very own style editor has a background in interior design and teaching, and now creates beautiful stories for these pages. His family’s farm (which appeared on our May 2017 cover) is one of our most-pinned home stories ever. We’ve tapped Jono to pick a design trend to watch in 2019 – find out what he chose on page 54. organisation Peter Walsh Australian born and raised, but calling LA home since 1994, Peter (peterwalshdesign.com)…

1 min.
desert desires


1 min.
perfect pairs bed & side table

NEUTRAL TERRITORY why it works: Subtle shades and luxe materials will put your mind at rest. ‘Thea’ wing bed, $1499 (excludes bedding), West Elm, westelm.com.au. Oly ‘Astro’ bedside table, $2795, Coco Republic, cocorepublic.com.au. AROUND THE BEND why it works: The organic form of curved oak and rattan furniture is immediately relaxing. ‘Norah’ bed, $2299/queen (excludes bedding), Life Interiors, lifeinteriors.com.au. ‘Monte Vista’ side table, $599, Naturally Cane, naturallycane.com. GOING STRAIGHT why it works: There’s enough detail to be super-chic without showing off. De La Espada ‘Companions’ bed by Studioilse, from $8130 (excludes bedding), Spence & Lyda, spenceandlyda.com.au. ‘Ridge’ stool, $390, Beeline Design, beelinedesign.com.au. STYLING JONO FLEMING PHOTOGRAPHY: MICHELLE WILLIAMS. STYLING: HEATHER NETTE KING…

2 min.
wine racks

Echelon’ wine rack DESIGNER: William Rhodes Based in Tasmania, William Rhodes now spends his days as a full-time painter and sculptor, with entries in the Archibald Prize and Glover Prize for landscape painting. William’s career began in 2001 when he collaborated with production company Echelon. Despite being almost 20 years old, his ‘Echelon’ wine rack is testament to the timelessness of great design. William describes his work as “architectural hardware” and says “the inspiration was for a self-interlocking modular system that could adapt to individual requirements”. The sculptural rack is solid extruded aluminium and was created with recyclability in mind. “Designing around the unique qualities of materials is a way to avoid using plastic,” says William. The ‘Echelon’ is available ready-made in a six-bottle, 12-bottle or 24-bottle capacity, or it can be…

4 min.
ask an expert

Q What’s the best grey tint for a bedroom? I want a colour to make the room look snug and inviting. Jan, via email “My all-time favourite grey is called Memory,” says Wendy Rennie, colour expert at Haymes Paint (haymespaint.com.au). “It’s the perfect middle ground between grey and brown, with the right blend of undertones to feel warm enough to be inviting, yet grey enough to feel natural and sophisticated. It is the perfect neutral that works well with any other hue on the spectrum to ensure a personalised and intimate space. This perfectly balanced grey loves being teamed with wood and natural materials, to make it even more versatile and adaptable. I think it offers the contemporary feel we all love, with just enough personality to offer an inviting space…